The Neural Crest in Development and Evolution

Knowledge of the development and evolution of the neural crest sheds light on many of the oldest unanswered questions in developmental biology. What is the role of germ layers in early embryogenesis? How does the nervous system develop? How does the vertebrate head arise developmentally and how did...

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Main Author: Hall, Brian K.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 1999, 1999
Edition:1st ed. 1999
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • I. Discovery and Origins
  • 1. Discovery
  • 2. Embryological Origins
  • 3. Evolutionary Origins
  • 4. Agnathans
  • II. Derivatives and Diversity
  • 5. Amphibians
  • 6. Bony and Cartilaginous Fishes
  • 7. Reptiles and Birds
  • 8. Mammals
  • III. Mechanisms and Malformations
  • 9. Mechanisms of Migration
  • 10. Mechanisms of Differentiation
  • 11. Neurocristopathies
  • 12. Birth Defects
  • Notes
  • References