Atlas of Chick Development

The Atlas of Chick Development, Third Edition, a classic work covering all major event of chick development, is extensively updated with new and more detailed photographs, enlargements showing regions of special-interest and complexity, and new illustrations. The revised text and expanded illustrative material describe the intricate changes that take place during development, together with accounts of recent experimental and molecular research that has transformed our understanding of morphogenesis. These wide-ranging updates make this book an essential resource for developmental biologists, geneticists, molecular biologists, poultry scientists, biochemists, immunologists, and other life scientists who use the chick embryo as their research model. Individuals joining this burgeoning area, ignited by the increased insight into events surrounding organ and tissue differentiation, will find this a valuable tool to help grow a basic knowledge of morphogenesis.

Over de auteur

BSc (hons) in Zooloy, University of Birmingham UK 1947 PhD in Zoology (Embryology), University of London 1951, supervised by Sir Gavin deBeer and Michael Abercrombie. Apart from brief periods in Anatomy Department, Cambridge and Department of Biology, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, academic posts have all been at UCL (University College London). Retired 1991 as Emeritus Professor in Embryology. Research predominantly on early chick embryos concerned mainly with problems of tissue interaction, gastrulation and segmentation. Founder member of Embryologists' Club, the predecessor of BSDB (British Society of Developmental Biology). Served on several editorial boards, including JEEM (now Development) and Anatomy and Embryology. Publications: approximately 120, including 2 books, 5 edited books.


Preface to the first editionPreface to the second editionPreface to the third editionSome highlights in the history of chick embryologyChapter 1: The hen's egg and its formation Chapter 2: Techniques Chapter 3: Early stages Chapter 4: Establishment of the embryonic body Chapter 5: External appearance and polarity Chapter 6: Heart, blood vessels and lymphatics Chapter 7: Urino-genital system Chapter 8: Gut, coelom and respiratory system Chapter 9: Nervous system Chapter 10: Skeleton and muscles Chapter 11: The Integument Chapter 12: Endocrine glands Chapter 13: Extra-embryonic membranesPlate Section: Includes 231 full-page Plates to illustrate chick development stagesAppendices: Normal tables References Index

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Onze prijs 146,60 132,00 euro
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Auteur(s)Ruth Bellairs, Mark Osmond
UitgeverElsevier Science & Technology
Verschenenmei 2014
Omvang680 p.