Books by Subject
- Adult and embryonic stem cells 2012Springer
- Advances in anatomy, embryology and cell biology v. 177-, 2005-Springer
- Analysis of growth factor signaling in embryos 2007CRCnetBASE
- Avian embryology. 2nd ed. 2008ScienceDirect
- Introduction to human development -- Human reproduction -- First week of development -- Second week of development -- Third week of development -- Development during weeks four to eight -- Fetal period : the ninth week to birth -- Placenta and fetal membranes -- Body cavities, mesenteries, and diaphragm -- Pharyngeal apparatus -- Respiratory system -- Alimentary system -- Urogenital system -- Cardiovascular system -- Musculoskeletal system -- Nervous system -- Eyes and ears -- Integumentary system -- Human birth defects -- The cellular and molecular basis of development.
- Branching morphogenesis 2006SpringerWhy a book on branching, and why now? / Jamie A. Davies -- Branching morphogenesis in vertebrate neurons / Katherine M. Kollins and Roger W. Davenport -- Branching of single cells in arabidopsis / Daniel Bouyer and Martin Hülskamp -- Branching in fungal hyphae and fungal tissues: growing mycelia in a desktop computer / David Moore, Liam J. McNulty, and Audrius Meskauskas -- Branching in colonial hydroids / Igor A. Kosevich -- How is the branching of animal blood vessels implemented? / Sybill Patan -- Extracellular matrix remodeling in mammary gland branching morphogenesis and breast cancer: the double-edged sword / Eva A. Turley and Mina J. Bissell -- Branching morphogenesis in mammalian kidneys / Jamie A. Davies -- Embryonic salivary gland branching morphogenesis / Tina Jaskoll and Michael Melnick -- Branching morphogenesis of the prostate / A.A. Thomson and P.C. Marker -- Uterine glands / Thomas E. Spencer ... [et al.] -- Physical mechanisms of branching morphogenesis in animals: from viscous fingering to cartilage rings / Vincent Fleury ... [et al.].
- The book considers signaling events from the zygote embryo through to the blastocyst with relevant data from embryonic stem (ES) cells, including dialogue with the extracellular environment and with the maternal tract during the implantation process. Application of the knowledge described to improve the success of human and animal assisted conception is considered where appropriate, but the focus is largely on fundamental rather than applied cell/molecular biology, as this is the area that has historically been neglected. While the general features of metabolism during preimplantation development are well established, especially in terms of nutrient requirements, uptake and fate, remarkably little is known about early embryo signaling events, intracellular or intercellular, between individual embryos in vitro or with the female reproductive tract in vivo. This contrasts with the wealth of information on cell signaling in somatic cells and tissues, as a glance at any textbook of biochemistry illustrates. This lack of information is such that our understanding of the molecular cell biology of early embryos -- a prerequisite to defining the mechanisms which regulate development at this critical stage of the life cycle -- is seriously incomplete. This volume is the first to address this issue by describing the current state of knowledge on cell signaling during mammalian early embryo development and highlighting priority areas for research.
- Chick embryo chorioallantoic membrane in the study of angiogenesis and metastasis the CAM assay in the study of angiogenesis and metastasis 2010Springer
- Clinical neuroembryology development and developmental disorders of the human central nervous system. Second edition [2nd ed.] 2014SpringerThis book provides a comprehensive overview of the development of the human central nervous system (CNS) in the context of its many developmental disorders due to genetic, environmental, and hypoxic/ischemic causes. The introductory chapters give an overview of the development of the human brain and the spinal cord, the mechanisms of development as obtained in experimental studies of various invertebrates and vertebrates, and the causes of congenital malformations. In the main part, the developmental disorders of the human brain and the spinal cord are presented in a regional, more or less segmental way, starting with neurulation and neural tube defects, and ending with developmental disorders of the cerebral cortex. These are underlined by carefully chosen clinical case studies, including imaging data and, when available, postmortem verification of the developmental disorders involved. Numerous color photographs and illustrations complement the text. This second edition emphasizes the prenatal diagnosis by ultrasound, MRI, and DTI and implements new classifications of developmental disorders.
- Color atlas of fetal and neonatal histology 2011SpringerThis book serves as a comprehensive atlas of the developmental histology of the major organs from 15 weeks gestation to the neonatal period. Each section includes text on basic embryologic processes that influence the development of each organ and highlight major histologic features that correspond with certain developmental periods. In addition, there are many color photomicrographs at key developmental stages to assist the reader in identifying appropriate histologic changes at each developmental stage. This book will be of great value to students of embryology, pathology residents and fellows, and attending pathologists who perform fetal autopsies.
- Current protocols in stem cell biology 2007-WileyIncludes methods for isolating, maintaining, and differentiating embryonic and adult stem cells.
- Developing human clinically oriented embryology. 10th edition. 2016ClinicalKeyIntroduction to the developing human -- First week of human development -- Second week of human development -- Third week of human development -- Fourth to eighth weeks of human development -- Ninth week to birth : the fetal period -- Placenta and fetal membranes -- Body cavities, mesenteries, and diaphragm -- Pharyngeal apparatus, face, and neck -- Respiratory system -- Alimentary system -- Urogenital system -- Cardiovascular system -- Skeletal system -- Muscular system -- Development of limbs -- Nervous system -- Development of eyes and ears -- Integumentary system -- Human birth defects -- Common signaling pathways used during development.
- Print MaterialIntroduction to the developing human -- First week of human development -- Second week of human development -- Third week of human development -- Fourth to eighth weeks of human development -- Ninth week to birth: the fetal period -- Placenta and fetal membranes -- Body cavities and diaphragm -- Pharyngeal apparatus, face, and neck -- Respiratory system -- Alimentary system -- Urogenital system -- Cardiovascular system -- Skeletal system -- Muscular system -- Development of limbs -- Nervous system -- Development of eyes and ears -- Integumentary system -- Human birth defects -- Common signaling pathways used during development.
- General movements -- Startles, twitches and clonuses -- Hiccups, yawning and gasping -- Fetal breathing movements -- Swallowing, sucking and handedness as inferred from fetal thumb sucking -- Localized movements -- Facial expressions -- Rest-activity cycles, clusters and the ontogeny of sleep -- Twin fetuses and twin myths -- Conclusions: movement is life.
- Development of the inner ear 2005Springer
- Development of the perineum in the human a comprehensive histological study with a special reference to the role of stromal components 2005Springer
- Developmental neurobiology. 4th ed. 2005Springer
- Dynamics of the mammalian sperm head modifications and maturation events from spermatogenesis to egg activation 2009SpringerIn humans, male infertility is caused by a number of factors such as the external environment, nutrient changes, genotoxins, and mutagens. This book discusses the events that occur in the normal sperm head and govern the structure-function relationship from the time of spermatogenesis to that of fertilization or egg activation.
- Early development of the human pelvic diaphragm 2007Springer
- Early life origins of health and disease 2006Springer1. The Developmental origins of health and disease: the breadth and importance of the concept / Peter D. Gluckman and Mark A. Hanson -- 2. Developmental origins of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity in humans / Caroline H.D. Fall -- 3. Studies of twins: what can they tell us about the developmental origins of adult health and disease? / Ruth Morley, Terence Dwyer, and John B. Carlin -- 4. Prenatal programming of human motor function / Julia B. Pitcher, David J. Henderson-Smart, and Jeffrey S. Robinson -- 5. Adaptive responses of early embryos to their microenvironment and consequences for post-implantation development / Jeremy Thompson, Michelle Lane, and Sarah Robertson -- 6. Modification of epigenetic state through dietary manipulation in the developing mammalian embryo / Nicola Vickaryous and Emma Whitelaw -- 7. Critical experiments to determine if early nutritional influences on epigenetic mechanisms cause metabolic imprinting in humans / Robert A. Waterland -- 8. Manipulation of the maternal diet in rat pregnancy: different approaches to the demonstration of the programming principle / Simon C. Langley-Evans [et al.] -- 9. Programming hypertension-animal models: causes and mechanisms / Kate M. Denton, Michelle M. Kett, and Miodrag Dodic -- 10. Developmental programming of cardiovascular dysfunction / Lucilla Poston, James A. Armitage, and Paul D. Taylor -- 11. Kidney development and fetal programming / Karen M. Moritz and Luise A. Cullen-McEwen -- 12. Programming of obesity-experimental evidence / Bernhard H. Breier, Stefan O. Krechowec, and Mark H. Vickers -- 13. Perinatal programming of adult metabolic homeostasis: lessons from experimental studies / Kathryn l. Gatford ... [et al.] -- 14. Programming effects of excess glucocorticoid exposure in late gestation / Timothy J.M. Moss and Deborah M. Sloboda -- 15. Programming effects of moderate and binge alcohol consumption / Jeff Schwartz and Luke C. Carey -- 16. Vitamin D in pregnancy and offspring health / Marianne Tare, Helena C. Parkington, and Ruth Morley -- 17. The Fetal origins of adult mental illness / Laura Bennet and Alistair J. Gunn -- 18. Hypoxia, fetal growth and developmental origins of health and disease / Dino A. Giussani.
- Embryonic stem cell protocols. 2nd ed. v. 1-2, 2006Springer Protocolsv. 2, 2006 Springer Protocolsv. 1. Isolation and characterization -- v. 2. Differentiation models.
- Embryonic stem cells 2007SpringerDefined culture media for human embryonic stem cells / T. Ludwig and J. Thomson -- Generation of disease-specific human embryonic stem cell lines / S. Minger -- Characterization and differentiation of human embryonic stem cells / A. Laslett ... [et al.] -- Genetic modification of human embryonic stem cells / T. Zwaka -- Hematopoietic differentiation / C. Cerdan ... [et al.] -- Neural differentiation / Z.-J. Zhang ... [et al.] -- Germ cell differentiation / V. Angeles and R. Pera -- Mesodermal differentiation / N. Sharon and N. Benvenisty -- Three-dimensional culture of human embryonic stem cells / S. Gerecht ... [et al.] -- Extraembryonic cell differentiation / L. Armstrong and M. Lako -- Pancreatic cell differentiation / B. Fishman ... [et al.] -- Cardiomyocyte differentiation / D. Singla ... [et al.] -- Human embryonal carcinoma (EC) cells: Complementary tools for embryonic stem cell research / P. Tonge and P. Andrews -- Quality control of human stem cell lines / G. Stacey.
- Ethical dilemmas in prenatal diagnosis 2011SpringerEthical Dilemmas Due to Prenatal and Genetic Diagnostics: An Interdisciplinary, European Study (EDIG, 2005-2008) / Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber -- Managing Complex Psychoanalytic Research Projects Applying Mapping Techniques - Using the Example of the EDIG Study / Nicole Pfenning-Meerkötter -- Distress and Ethical Dilemmas Due to Prenatal and Genetic Diagnostics - Some Empirical Results / Tamara Fischmann -- Reconstruction of Pregnant Women's Subjective Attitudes Towards Prenatal Diagnostics - A Qualitative Analysis of Open Questions / Katrin Luise Läzer -- Prenatal Testing: Women's Experiences in Case of a Conspicuous Test Result / Elisabeth Hildt -- Caring for Women During Prenatal Diagnosis: Personal Perspectives from the United Kingdom / Helen Statham and Joanie Dimavicius -- Cooperation Is Rewarding If the Boundary Conditions Fit: Interdisciplinary Cooperation in the Context of Prenatal Diagnostics / Astrid Riehl-Emde, Anette Bruder, Claudia Pauli-Magnus, and Vanessa Sieler -- Prenatal Genetic Counselling: Reflections on Drawing Policy Conclusions from Empirical Findings / Anders Nordgren -- Taking Risk in Striving for Certainty. Discrepancies in the Moral Deliberations of Counsellors and Pregnant Women Undergoing PND / László Kovács -- Ethical Thoughts on Counselling and Accompanying Women and Couples Before, During and After Prenatal Diagnosis / Dierk Starnitzke -- Client, Patient, Subject; Whom Should We Treat? On the Significance of the Unconscious in Medical Care and Counselling / Yair Tzivoni -- Decision to Know and Decision to Act / Regina Sommer -- Moral Decision-Making, Narratives and Genetic Diagnostics / Göran Collste -- Prenatal Diagnostics and Ethical Dilemmas in a Mother Having a Child with Down Syndrome / Maria Samakouri, Evgenia Tsatalmpasidou, Konstantia Ladopoulou, Magdalini Katsikidou, Miltos Livaditis, and Nicolas Tzavaras -- Is There One Way of Looking at Ethical Dilemmas in Different Cultures? / Stephan Hau.
- Fetal cardiovascular imaging a disease-based approach 2012ClinicalKeyComplied by the team at the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, this Expert Consult site and accompanying atlas-style text guide the acquisition and interpretation of fetal images for accurate diagnosis and effective management. Vivid color images, drawings, pathologic specimens and diagnostic algorithms facilitate tracking the progress of development of over 100 fetal heart problems. Enhance your cardiac imaging skills with a video library demonstrating imaging of the normal heart, and the imaging presentation of more than 100 different fetal heart problems. Recognize potential problems using views of the normal heart in development for comparative diagnosis. Get comprehensive coverage of cardiac anatomy, pathophysiology, natural history and disease management. See developing and existing problems as they appear in practice thanks to an abundance of vivid color images, drawings, pathologic specimens, and diagnostic algorithms. Track the progress of development in the fetal heart by using the best imaging modalities & techniques for more accurate diagnosis.
- Fetal MRI 2011SpringerIndications for Fetal MRI -- How to Shorten MRI Sequences Guiding Choices for High Speed Imaging -- Fetal MRI at Higher Field Strength -- Safety of Fetal MRI Scanning -- The Psychic State of the Pregnant Woman and Prenatal Diagnostic Procedures -- Methods of Fetal MRI -- Prenatal Development of the Human Fetal Telencephalon -- Fetal MRI of Normal Brain Development -- Fetal Movements. Though They May Be Spontaneous, Yet There is Method in Them -- The Fetal Neurology Clinic A Multidisciplinary Approach Fetal Neuroimaging: Ultrasound or MRI? -- MRI of the Normal Fetal Lung -- The Skeleton and Musculature -- MRI of the Fetal Heart -- MRI of the Fetal Endocrine Glands -- The Prenatal Diagnosis of Facial Clefts with Fetal MRI -- Cerebral Malformations -- Acquired Brain Pathology -- Diagnosis of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia -- Treatment of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia -- MRI of the Pathological Fetal Thorax -- MRI of the Fetal Abdomen -- Normal and Pathological Placental Development: MRI and Pathology -- Problems of Multiple Pregnancies Ultrasound and MRI -- Fetal Perinatal Autopsy and MRI: Synthesis or Alternative? -- Postmortem Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Fetus -- Genetics of Fetal Disease -- Maternal Diseases with Possible Impact on Pregnancy.
- Gamete and embryo-fetal origins of adult diseases 2014SpringerThe book Gamete and Embryo-fetal Origins of Adult Diseases introduces various diseases resulting from the abnormal gametogenesis and embryo development, which manifests as growth retardation, birth defects, or increased susceptibility to chronic metabolic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer in childhood and adult life, even fertility disorders and the risk of transgenerational transmission. Six common kinds of these diseases are discussed in separate chapters. The authors explore the connections between these diseases and epigenetic reprogramming, rapid cell differentiation and organ formation and environmental influences, including assisted reproductive technology and adverse intrauterine environments. With a summary of findings on the causes and progression of adult diseases at the phase of gametogenesis and embryo development, this book provides insights into the pathogenesis of disease and aids in the treatment and prevention of disease, meeting the requirement for improving the quality of the newborn population, and effectively preventing and curing major diseases at an early stage. This book offers new perspectives and will be an enlightening resource for obstetricians, paediatricians, epidemiologists, endocrinologists and sanitarians.
- This Brief offers a concise, handy overview of the main concepts related to Embryology, revisited through the novel concepts that are applied daily in stem cell research and cell therapy oriented investigations. It is based on three main areas: -The process involved in female gamete differentiation and maturation. The main aspects related to cell biology will be covered and an overview of the epigenetic regulation of gametogenesis will be presented. -Early stages of embryo development with a careful analysis of the regulatory mechanisms driving cleavage, polarization and genome activation. -Stem cell and gametogenesis. The use of the oocyte as a possible source for the derivation of stem cell lines is discussed and depicted as a powerful tool to investigate oocyte potency and asymmetric imprinting. The potential biological implications are evaluated and use of stem cells to derive oocytes is presented.
- Guide to investigation of mouse pregnancy 2014ScienceDirectThe Guide to Investigation of Mouse Pregnancy is the first publication to cover the mouse placenta or the angiogenic tree the mother develops to support the placenta. This much-needed resource covers monitoring of the cardiovascular system, gestational programming of chronic adult disease, epigenetic regulation, gene imprinting, and stem cells. Offering detailed and integrated information on how drugs, biologics, stress, and manipulations impact pregnancy in the mouse model, this reference highlights techniques used to analyze mouse pregnancy.
- Guide to techniques in mouse development. Part A, Mice, embryos, and cells. 2nd ed. 2010ScienceDirect
- Human embryology and developmental biology. 5th ed. 2014ClinicalKeyMaster the concepts you need to know with Human Embryology and Developmental Biology. Dr. Bruce M. Carlson's clear explanations provide an easy-to-follow "road map" through the most up-to-date scientific knowledge, giving you a deeper understanding of the key information you need to know for your courses, exams, and ultimately clinical practice. Visualize normal and abnormal development with hundreds of superb clinical photos and embryological drawings.Access the fully searchable text online, view animations, answer self-assessment questions, and much more at www.studentconsult.com.
- Human embryonic stem cell protocols 2006Springer ProtocolsHuman embryonic stem cells: isolation, maintenance and differentiation / Kursad Turksen and Tammy-Claire Troy -- Blastocyst culture for deriving human embryonic stem cells / Ariff Bongso -- Propagation of human embryonic stem cells on human feeder cells / Mark Richards and Ariff Bongso -- Derivation and maintenance of human embryonic stem cells / Michal Amit and Joseph Itskovitz-Eldor -- Isolation and characterization of human embryonic stem cells / Maisam Mitalipova and Gail Palmarini -- Routine culture and differentiation of human embryonic stem cells / Jim McWhir, Davina Wojtacha, and Alison Thomson -- Culture of human embryonic stem cells on human and mouse feeder cells / Gautam Dravid, Holly Hammond, and Linzhao Cheng -- Maintenance of human embryonic stem cells in animal serum- and feeder layer- free culture conditions / Michal Amit and Joseph Itskovitz-Eldor -- Manipulation of self-renewal in human embryonic stem cells through a novel pharmacological GSK-3 inhibitor / Noboru Sato and Ali H. Brivanlou -- Derivation of human feeders for prolonged support of human embryonic stem cells / Chui-Yee Fong and Ariff Bongso -- Transplantation of human embryonic stem cells to the chick embryo / Ronald S. Goldstein -- Derivation and characterization of neuronal precursors and dopaminergic neurons from human embryonic stem cells in vitro / Melissa Carpenter ... [et al.] -- In vitro differentiation of neural precursors from human embryonic stem cells / Xue-Jun Li and Su-Chun Zhang -- Derivation and characterization of hematopoietic cells from human embryonic stem cells / Lisheng Wang ... [et al.] -- Retroviral transduction of hematopoietic progenitors derived from human embryonic stem cells / Pablo Menendez ... [et al.] -- Genetic manipulation of human embryonic stem cells by transfection / Rachel Eiges -- Designing, testing, and validating a microarray for stem cell characterization / Yongquan Luo ... [et al.] -- Microarray approach to identify the signaling network responsible for self-renewal of human embryonic stem cells / Noboru Sato and Ali H. Brivanlou -- Massively parallel signature sequencing / Daixing Zhou ... [et al.] -- Confrontation cultures of embryonic stem cells with multicellular tumor spheroids to study tumor-induced angiogenesis / Maria Wartenberg ... [et al.] -- A novel experimental platform for investigating cancer growth and anti-cancer therapy in a human tissue microenvironment derived from human embryonic stem cells / Maty Tzukerman and Karl L. Skorecki -- The analysis of mitochondria and mitochondrial DNA in human embryonic stem cells / Justin C. St. John ... [et al.].
- Larsen's human embryology. Fifth edition. [5th ed.] 2015ClinicalKeyGametogenesis, fertilization, and first week -- Second week : becoming bilaminar and fully implanting -- Third week : becoming trilaminar and establishing body axes -- Fourth week : forming the embryo -- Principles and mechanisms of morphogenesis and dysmorphogenesis -- Fetal development and the fetus as patient -- Development of the skin and Its derivatives -- Development of the musculoskeletal system -- Development of the central nervous system -- Development of the respiratory system and body cavities -- Development of the heart -- Development of the vasculature -- Development of the gastrointestinal tract -- Development of the urinary system -- Development of the pharyngeal apparatus and face -- Development of the ears -- Development of the eyes -- Development of the limbs.
- Mechanisms of morphogenesis. 2nd ed. 2013ScienceDirectMorphogenesis is the set of processes that generate shape and form in the embryo--an important area within developmental biology. An exciting and up-to-the-minute account of the very latest research into the factors that create biological form, Mechanisms of Morphogenesis, second edition is a text reference on the mechanisms of cell and tissue morphogenesis in a diverse array of organisms, including prokaryotes, animals, plants and fungi. By combining hard data with computer modeling, Mechanisms of Morphogenesis, second edition equips readers with a much broader understanding of the scope of modern research than is otherwise available. The book focuses on the ways in which the genetic program is translated to generate cell shape, to direct cell migration, and to produce the shape, form and rates of growth of the various tissues. Each topic is illustrated with experimental data from real systems, with particular reference to gaps in current knowledge and pointers to future. Includes over 200 four-color figures. Offers an integrated view of theoretical developmental biology and computer modelling with laboratory-based discoveries. Covers experimental techniques as a guide to the reader. Organized around principles and mechanisms, using them to integrate discoveries from a range of organisms and systems.
- pt. 1. GENERAL ASPECTS OF MIDKINE -- General Information on Midkine / Takashi Muramatsu -- The Role of Midkine in Neural Development and Patterning / Sheng Yao and Christoph Winkler -- Midkine: A Player in Innate Immunity / Sara L. Nordin and Arne Egesten -- Midkine/P63 Axis in Regulation of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition / Yiping Huang and Edward A. Ratovitski -- Immunochemical Methods for the Detection of Midkine in Samples of Human Origin / Stefan Sommerschuh, Michael Kirchner and Nicole Gliese -- Circulating Midkine in Malignant, Inflammatory, and Infectious Diseases: A Systematic Review / Malgorzata Krzystek-Korpacka and Malgorzata Matusiewicz -- pt. 2. MIDKINE AND INFLAMMATION -- Midkine in Inflammation and Inflammatory Diseases / Nuray Yazıhan, Mehtap Kacar Kocak and Ethem Akcıl -- Rheumatoid Arthritis and Midkine / Hisako Muramatsu, Kiyoko Maruyama and Naoki Ishiguro -- pt. 3. MIDKINE AND THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM -- Midkine and Heart Failure / Mitsuru Horiba and Kenji Kadomatsu -- Vascular Restenosis and Midkine / Kenji Kadomatsu -- The Potential of MK Through the Renin-Angiotensin System / Tomoki Kosugi and Kenji Kadomatsu -- pt. 4. MIDKINE AND THE NERVOUS SYSTEM -- Midkine and Multiple Sclerosis / Hideyuki Takeuchi -- Midkine Gene Transfer in Brain Infarction / Hiroaki Ooboshi, Eiichi Ishikawa, Junichi Takada, Takashi Shichita and Yasuhiro Kumai -- Midkine in Psychiatric and Neurodegenerative Diseases / Eiji Shimizu and Daisuke Matsuzawa -- pt. 5. MIDKINE AND THE UROGENITAL SYSTEM, REPRODUCTION AND AGING -- Role of Midkine in Nephrogenesis and Kidney Disease / Waichi Sato and Kenji Kadomatsu -- Midkine, a Factor Promoting Cytoplasmic Maturation of Oocytes / Masayasu Yamada, Yuuki Isaji and Shuntaro Ikeda -- Endometriosis May Be Promoted by Midkine: Possible Involvement of Ovarian Follicles / Yutaka Osuga, Yasushi Hirota, Kaori Koga, Osamu Yoshino and Tetsuya Hirata -- Stem Cells and Midkine / Hisako Muramatsu, Peng Zou and Takashi Muramatsu -- Midkine in Skeletal Physiology / Astrid Liedert, Thorsten Schinke, Anita Ignatius and Michael Amling -- pt. 6. MIDKINE AND CANCER -- Midkine and Chemoresistance in Cancers / Yoshifumi Takei and Kenji Kadomatsu -- A Gene Medicine with the Midkine-mediated Transcriptional Regulation as New Cancer Therapeutics / Masatoshi Tagawa, Kiyoko Kawamura, Ling Yu, Yuji Tada and Kenzo Hiroshima, et al. -- Midkine as a Tumor-Shared Antigen / Jerome Kerzerho, Florence Anne Castelli and Bernard Maillère -- Midkine in Prostate Cancer / Zongbing You -- Midkine Is a Potential Therapeutic Target of Hepatocellular Carcinoma / Li Cheng Dai, Xing Yao and Jing Zhong -- Midkine in Glioblastoma with the Modulator Role Switching Autophagy to Cell Death or Cell Survival / Mine Ergüven and Ayhan Bilir -- Colon Cancer and Midkine / Özgür Kemik, Ahu Sarbay Kemik and A. Cumhur Dülger -- Osteosarcoma and Midkine / Tadashi Kaname, Kumiko Yanagi and Hiroki Maehara.
- Molecular embryology methods and protocols. 2nd ed. 2008Springer ProtocolsThe mouse as a developmental model / Paul T. Sharpe -- Culture of postimplantation mouse embryos / Paul Martin and David L. Cockroft -- Organ culture in the analysis of tissue interactions / Irma Thesleff and Carin Sahlberg -- Treatment of mice with retinoids in vivo and in vitro / Gillian M. Morriss-Kay -- Analysis of skeletal ontogenesis through differential staining of bone and cartilage / Michael J. Depew -- Cell grafting and labeling in postimplantation mouse embryos / Gabriel A. Quinlan ... [et al.] -- Production of transgenic rodents by the microinjection of cloned DNA into fertilized one-celled eggs / David Murphy -- Cre recombinase mediated alterations of the mouse genome using embryonic stem cells / Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis, Melinda Pirity, and András Nagy -- Gene trapping in mouse embryonic stem cells / Jane Brennan and William C. Skarnes -- Application of lacZ transgenic mice to cell lineage studies / Catherine M. Watson ... [et al.] -- Transgenic RNA interference to investigate gene function in the mouse / Tilo Kunath -- Mouse primordial germ cells : isolation and in vitro culture / Patricia A. Labosky and Brigid L.M. Hogan -- Gene transfer to the rodent embryo by retroviral vectors / Marla B. Luskin -- The avian embryo : an overview / Ivor Mason -- Chick embryos : incubation and isolation / Ivor Mason -- New culture / Amata Hornbruch -- EC culture : a method to culture early chick embryos / Andrea Streit -- Grafting Henson's node / Claudio D. Stern -- Microsurgical manipulation of the notochord / Lúcia E. Alvares ... [et al.] -- Transplantation of avian neural tissue / Sarah Guthrie -- Grafting of apical ridge and polarizing region / Cheryl Tickle -- Tissue recombinations in collagen gels / Marysia Placzek -- Quail-chick chimeras / Marie-Aimée Teillet, Catherine Ziller, and Nicole M. Le Douarin -- Using fluorescent dyes for fate mapping, lineage analysis, and axon tracing in the chick embryo / Jonathan D.W. Clarke -- Gene transfer in avian embryos using replication-competent retroviruses / Cairine Logan and Philippa Francis-West -- Electroporation in avian embryos / Jun-ichi Funahashi and Harukazu Nakamura -- An overview of Xenopus development / Michael Jones and James C. Smith -- Mesoderm induction assays / C. Michael Jones and James C. Smith -- Experimental embryological methods for analysis of neural induction in the amphibian / Ray Keller, Ann Poznanski, and Tamira Elul -- A method for generating transgenic frog embryos / Shoko Ishibashi, Kristin L. Kroll, and Enrique Amaya -- Axolotl/newt / Malcolm Maden -- The zebrafish : an overview of its early development / Nigel Holder and Qiling Xu -- Small-scale marker-based screening for mutations in zebrafish development / Peter D. Currie, Thomas F. Schilling, and Philip W. ingham -- Microinjection and cell transplantation in zebrafish embryos / Qiling Xu, Derek Stemple, and Katherine Joubin -- Recent advances in meganuclease- and transposon-mediated transgenesis of medaka and zebrafish / Clemens Grabher and Joachim Wittbrodt -- Retinoids in nonmammalian embryos / Malcolm Maden -- Protochordates / Peter W.H. Holland and Hiroshi Wada -- Subtractive hybridization and construction of cDNA libraries / Bruce Blumberg and Juan Carlos Izpisúa Belmonte -- Differential display of eukaryotic mRNA / Antonio Tugores and Juan Carlos Izpisúa Belmonte -- Using DNA microarrays / Clare Pritchard, Peter Underhill, and Andy Greenfield -- Profiling gene transcription in the developing embryo : microarray analysis on gene chips / David Chambers and Andrew Lumsden -- RT-PCR on embryos using degenerate oligonucleotide primers / Anthony Graham -- Single-cell RT-PCR cDNA subtraction / Ebrahim Sakhinia ... [et al.] -- In-situ hybridization of rdioactive riboprobes to RNA in tissue sections / Radma Mahmood and Ivor Mason -- In-situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry in whole embryos / Carol Irving -- Wholemount in situ hybridization to Xenopus embryos / C. Michael Jones and James C. Smith -- Wholemount in situ hybridization to Amphioxus embryos / Peter W.H. Holland -- In-situ hybridization to sections (nonradioactive) / Maria Rex and Paul J. Scotting -- Immunohistochemistry using polyester wax / Andrew Kent -- Immunohistochemistry on whole embryos / Ivor Mason -- Whole embryo assays for programmed cell death / Anthony Graham -- Protein techniques : immunoprecipitation, in vitro kinase assays, and western blotting / Clive Dickson -- Microscopy and photmicrography techniques / Richard J.T. Wingate.
- Mouse development-- from oocyte to stem cells 2012SpringerPost-transcriptional Control of Gene Expression During Mouse Oogenesis / Hugh J. Clarke -- Polarity and Asymmetry During Mouse Oogenesis and Oocyte Maturation / Malgorzata Kloc, Rafik M. Ghobrial, Ewa Borsuk and Jacek Z. Kubiak -- Chromatin Structure and ATRX Function in Mouse Oocytes / Rabindranath De La Fuente, Claudia Baumann and Maria M. Viveiros -- Cyclin B in Mouse Oocytes and Embryos: Importance for Human Reproduction and Aneuploidy / Zbigniew Polański, Hayden Homer and Jacek Z. Kubiak -- Src Protein Kinases in Mouse and Rat Oocytes and Embryos / Mattan Levi, Lihi Ninio-Mani and Ruth Shalgi -- Gradual Meiosis-To-Mitosis Transition in the Early Mouse Embryo / Aurélien Courtois and Takashi Hiiragi -- Maternal Control of Mouse Preimplantation Development / Wenjing Zheng and Kui Liu -- Preimplantation Mouse Embryo: Developmental Fate and Potency of Blastomeres / Aneta Suwińska -- Creation of Trophectoderm, the First Epithelium, in Mouse Preimplantation Development / Yusuke Marikawa and Vernadeth B. Alarcon -- Cell Lineage Allocation Within the Inner Cell Mass of the Mouse Blastocyst / Panagiotis Xenopoulos, Minjung Kang and Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis -- Formation of Distinct Cell Types in the Mouse Blastocyst / Samantha A. Morris and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz -- Cell Movements in the Egg Cylinder Stage Mouse Embryo / Bradley Joyce and Shankar Srinivas -- Balancing the Dose in the Mouse / Mary E. Donohoe -- Mouse Oviduct Development / C. Allison Stewart and Richard R. Behringer -- Cell Lineages, Growth and Repair of the Mouse Heart / Fabienne Lescroart and Sigolène M. Meilhac -- Cellular Reprogramming During Mouse Development / Zoë D. Burke, Gabriela Miron-Buchacra and David Tosh -- Differentiation of Definitive Endoderm from Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells / Peter T. W. Kim and Christopher J. Ong -- Mouse and Human Pluripotent Stem Cells and the Means of Their Myogenic Differentiation / I. Grabowska, K. Archacka, A. M. Czerwinska, M. Krupa and M. A. Ciemerych -- Stem Cells and Corneal Epithelial Maintenance: Insights from the Mouse and Other Animal Models / Richard L. Mort, Panagiotis Douvaras, Steven D. Morley, Natalie Dorà and Robert E. Hill, et al. -- Mouse-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells / Hui Zhang and Ying Jin -- Aging in the Mouse and Perspectives of Rejuvenation Through Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) / Ken-ichi Isobe, Zhao Cheng, Sachiko Ito and Naomi Nishio.
- Netter's Atlas of human embryology. Updated ed. 2012ClinicalKeyHere's a rich pictorial review of normal and abnormal human prenatal development. For each body system or region, you'll find a brief description of the developmental plan, with key concepts and terminology, followed by discussions of histological principles, the classification of congenital defects, and basic cellular, molecular, and genetic concepts. An emphasis on morphological patterns in the embryo and fetus makes it easy to understand the structure and function of the adult body and the embryonic basis of birth defects. Summary tables and terminology sections at the end of each chapter, plus an appendix with all major congenital defects and their embryonic basis, make it easy to review course material and prepare for the USMLE.
- Neural crest cells evolution, development and disease 2014ScienceDirectThis book summarizes discoveries of historical significance and provides in-depth, current analyses of the evolution of neural crest cells, their contribution to embryo development, and their roles in disease. In addition, prospects for tissue engineering, repair and regeneration are covered, offering a timely synthesis of the current knowledge in neural crest cell research.
- Neural crest induction and differentiation 2006SpringerNeural crest cells and the community of plan for craniofacial development : historical debates and current perspectives / Drew M. Noden and Richard A. Schneider -- Neural crest inducing signals / Martin L. Basch and Marianne Bronner-Fraser -- Transcriptional regulation at the neural plate border / Thomas D. Sargent -- Neural crest delamination and migration : integrating regulations of cell interactions, locomotion, survival and fate / Jean-Loup Duband -- Neural crest cell plasticity : size matters / Lisa L. Sandell and Paul A. Trainor -- The contribution of the neural crest to the vertebrate body / Elisabeth Dupin, Sophie Creuzet, and Nicole M. Le Douarin -- Cranial neural crest and development of the head skeleton / Robert D. Knight and Thomas F. Schilling -- Neural crest contribution to the cardiovascular system / Christopher B. Brown and H. Scott Baldwin -- The genetic regulation of pigment cell development / Debra L. Silver, Ling Hou, and William J. Pavan -- Specification of sensory neuron cell fate from the neural crest / David W. Raible and Josette M. Ungos -- Neural crest and the development of the enteric nervous system / Richard B. Anderson, Donald F. Newgreen, and Heather M. Young -- Growth factors regulating neural crest cell fate decisions / Lukas Sommer -- Neural crest stem cells / Lu Teng and Patricia A. Labosky -- Molecular bases of human neurocristopathies / Heather C. Etchevers, Jeanne Amiel, and Stanislas Lyonnet -- Evolution of the neural crest / Alejandro Barrallo-Gimeno and M. Angela Nieto.
- Oogenesis 2013SpringerThe oocyte is the largest and most mysterious cell in the body of mammalian organisms. Through its growth and maturation, it reaches extreme levels of specialization, while maintaining at the same time a condition of totipotency. Its unique ability, in co-operation with the spermatozoon, to give rise to a fully developed organism formed from hundreds of different tissues and myriads of individual cells has inspired intellectuals of all ages.Oogenesis finds impetus and purpose in casting scientific perspective towards this unique cell for the benefit of scientists and assisted reproductive technology (ART) specialists. The authors of the chapters are distinguished authorities in their respective areas of competence. From the opening of the book the reader is lead on a fantastic voyage from the formation of the primordial oocyte to the development of the early embryo, passing through crucial processes of oogenesis, such as co-ordination of oocyte and follicle growth, gene expression and organelle reorganization during growth and maturation, epigenetic mechanisms, regulation of meiosis, totipotency, cell polarity, oogenesis in vitro and maternal regulation of early development.
- Plant embryo culture methods and protocols 2011Springer ProtocolsZygotic embryo culture : an overview / Tegan M. Haslam and Edward C. Yeung -- In vitro fertilization with rice gametes: production of zygotes and zygote and embryo culture / Takashi Okamoto -- Canola zygotic embryo culture / Nicole S. Ramesar-Fortner and Edward C. Yeung -- Immature seeds and embryos of Medicago truncatula cultured in vitro / Sergio J. Ochatt -- In vitro culture and germination of terrestrial asian orchid seeds / Yung-I. Lee -- In vitro culture of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) zygotic embryos / Florent Engelmann, Bernard Malaurie, and Oulo N'Nan -- Immature embryo rescue and culture / Xiuli Shen, Fred G. Gmitter, Jr., and Jude W. Grosser -- Chickpea hybridization using in vitro techniques / Nalini Mallikarjuna and Fred J. Muehlbauer -- Muskmelon embryo rescue techniques using in vitro embryo culture / Hector Gordon Nunez-Palenius, Rafael Ramirez-Malagon, and Neftali Ochoa-Alejo -- Phaseolus immature embryo rescue technology / Pascal Geerts ... [et al.] -- Wide crossing in lentil through embryo rescue / Richard Fratini and Maria L. Ruiz -- Generation of interspecific hybrids of Trifolium using embryo rescue techniques / Ajoy Kumar Roy, Devendra Ram Malaviya and Pankaj Kaushal -- Cryopreservation of embryos : an overview / Florent Engelmann -- Cryogenic technologies for the long-term storage of Citrus germplasm / Anna De Carlo, Maurizio Lambardi, and Elif Aylin Ozudogru -- Cryopreservation of zygotic embryonic axes and somatic embryos of european chestnut / Ana M. Vieitez, M. Carmen San-Jose and Elena Corredoira -- Cryopreservation of Ilex immature zygotic embryos / Luis Mroginski ... [et al.] -- Use of zygotic embryos as explants for in vitro propagation : an overview / Mohamed Elhiti and Claudio Stasolla -- Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in the culture of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) heynh. immature zygotic embryos / Malgorzata D. Gaj -- Pine somatic embryogenesis using zygotic embryos as explants / Gerald S. Pullman and Kylie Bucalo -- Micropropagation of Phalaenopsis orchids via protocorms and protocorm-like bodies / Kee Yoeup Paek, Eun Joo Hahn, and So Young Park -- Genetic transformation protocols using zygotic embryos as explants : an overview / Muhammad Tahir, Ejaz A. Waraich, and Claudio Stasolla -- Genetic transformation using maize immature zygotic embryos / Bronwyn Frame ... [et al.] -- Biolistic-mediated transformation protocols for maize and pearl millet using pre-cultured immature zygotic embryos and embryogenic tissue / Martha M. O'Kennedy, Hester C. Stark and Nosisa Dube -- Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated genetic transformation of cereals using immature embryos / Ashok K. Shrawat and Allen G. Good.
- Pluripotency in domestic animal cells 2013SpringerThis addition to the Springer Brief in Stem Cells series focuses on aspects related to the specific mechanisms that ensure and control pluripotency and cell commitment in domestic animal species. This topic is generating rapidly-increasing interest due to the great potential for domestic animal species to be used as intermediate biomedical models, between the mouse and the human. The Brief addresses why we need large animal models for regenerative medicine. It also describes early embryo development with a careful and specific analysis of the regulatory mechanisms driving cleavage, polarization and genome activation in domestic species. How pluripotency is compartmentalized in domestic species as well as the different aspects that make the derivation of stem cells in domestic species very difficult are also addressed.
- Sperm proteases and extracellular ubiquitin-proteasome system involved in fertilization of ascidians and sea urchins -- ISGylation: a conserved pathway in mammalian pregnancy -- Src-family tyrosine kinases in oogenesis, oocyte maturation and fertilization: an evolutionary perspective -- Posttranslationally modified tubulins and other cytoskeletal proteins: their role in gametogenesis, oocyte maturation, fertilization and pre-implantation embryo development -- Deubiquitinating enzymes in oocyte maturation, fertilization and preimplantation embryo development -- Posttranslational modifications of zona pellucida proteins -- Role of aberrant protein modification, assembly, and localization in cloned embryo phenotypes -- Role of posttranslational protein modifications in epididymal sperm maturation and extracellular quality control -- Ubiquitin-proteasome system in spermatogenesis -- Role of posttranslational modifications in C. elegans and Ascaris spermatogenesis and sperm function.
- Principles of oocyte and embryo donation. 2nd ed. 2013SpringerThe versatility of oocyte and embryo donation has proven to be extremely valuable to both patients and doctors engaged in reproductive medicine. Originally thought to be applicable only to a rather small subset of infertile women, today busy practices commonly recommend the procedure and it is estimated that nearly all of the 400 or more IVF programs in the United States provide these services. Oocyte and embryo donation has established itself as a mainstay procedure within assisted reproductive care, and the breadth, depth and complexity of practice is deserving of focused attention. Much has changed within the field of oocyte and embryo donation since the publication of the first edition of Principles of Oocyte and Embryo Donation in 1998, thus the need for a completely updated and more expansive text. The second edition of this book provides an overview of the major issues affecting men and women engaged in the practice of oocyte and embryo donation. A primary emphasis has been placed on defining the standards of practice that have evolved over the past 30 years, clearly stating the outcomes expected from adhering to these established protocols. Details of both the basic science and the clinical medicine are presented together and attention is also focused on the non-reproductive aspects inherent to this unique method of assisted reproduction that involves opinions from lawyers, ethicists, mental health care professionals and theologians. Oocyte and embryo donation requires a working knowledge of the medicine, the law and the ethics that underlies its foundation. This book is intended to serve as a complete and comprehensive reference for all health care professionals that provide services related to egg donation, reproductive endocrinologists, obstetrician- gynecologists, and fellows and residents entering the fertility field.
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- Stem cell assays 2007Springer ProtocolsDerivation of human embryonic stem cells in xeno-free conditions / Mohan C. Vemuri ... [et al.] -- Feeder-layer free culture system for human embryonic stem cells / Michal Amit -- Digital imaging of stem cells by electron microscopy / A. Henry Sathananthan and Stefania A. Nottola -- A controlled-cooling protocol for cryopreservation of human and non-human primate embryonic stem cells / Carol B. Ware and Szczepan W. Baran -- Cell surface markers in human embryonic stem cells / Raj R. Rao, Alison Venable Johnson, and Steven L. Stice -- Generation of a monoclonal antibody library against human embryonic stem cells / Micha Drukker, Christina Muscat, and Irving L. Weissman -- Analytical methods for cancer stem cells / Vinagolu K. Rajasekhar -- Micro RNA profiling : an easy and rapid method to screen and characterize stem cell populations / Uma Lakshmipathy ... [et al.] -- Gene transfer via nucleofection into adult and embryonic stem cells / Uma Lakshmipathy, Shannon Buckley, and Catherine Verfaillie -- RNAi knockdown of transcription factor Pu.1 in the differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells / Gang-Ming Zou, Meredith A. Thompson, and Mervin C. Yoder -- StemBase : a resource for the analysis of stem cell gene expression data / Christopher J. Porter ... [et al.] -- Isolation of stem cells from human umbilical cord blood / Nishanth P. Reddy, Mohan C. Vemuri, and Reddanna Pallu -- Ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic stem cells from human cord blood in serum-free conditions / Chao-Ling Yao and Shiaw-Min Hwang -- Hematopoietic colony-forming cell assays / Carla Pereira, Emer Clarke, and Jackie Damen -- Assays for alloreactive responses by PCR / Patrick Stordeur -- Immune properties of mesenchymal stem cells / Panagiota A. Sotiropoulou and Michael Papamichail -- Clinical grade expansion of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells / Panagiota A. Sotiropoulou, Sonia A. Perez, and Michael Papamichail -- Adenoviral transduction of mesenchymal stem cells / Pablo Bosch and Steven L. Stice -- Directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells to dendritic cells / Maxim A. Vodyanik and Igor I. Sluvkin -- Insulin-producing cells from embryonic stem cells to dendritic cells / Maxim A. Vodyanik and Igor I. Slukvin -- Insulin-producing cells from embryonic stem cells experimental considerations / Enrique Roche ... [et al.] -- Efficient generation of dopamine neurons from human embryonic stem cells / Chang-Hwan Park and Sang-Hun Lee -- Isolation of oligodendroglial cells from cultured neural stem/progenitors / Frank Zeigler and Stephen G. Hall -- Differentiation of human embryonic stem cells toward the chondrogenic lineage / Wei Seong Toh ... [et al.] -- Cartilage tissue engineering : directed differentiation of embryonic stem cells in three-dimensional hydrogel culture / Nathaniel S. Hwang, Shyni Varghese, and Jennifer Elisseeff.
- Stem cell culture 2008ScienceDirect
- Stem cells handbook. 2nd ed. 2013SpringerStem Cells Handbook, second edition, emphasizesthe advances in understanding and working with embryonic and fetal stem cells as well as induced pluripotent stem cells that show the most promise for clinical use. This new edition has been completely rewritten and updated to reflect the significant advances made in this field since publication of the first edition in 2004. The thirty-six chapters in this book all written by recognized experts in Stem Cell research reflect the tremendous progress in the understanding of stem cell biology and the appreciation of the potential for using stem cells for therapy of cancer, aging, injury and congenital diseases. Arguably the biggest advances have been made in obtaining different populations of stem cells, inducing mature cells to act like stem cells, and the ever-critical issue of how to get these stem cells to expand and differentiate into the tissue precursor cells that then can be used to replace lost of damaged tissues. No less exciting are the recent advances in understanding how stem cells function to maintain tissue integrity and how to use this knowledge to prevent developmental abnormalities. Other key topics discussed include: properties of tissue stem cells, transplantation of stem cells, the stem cell as a target for cancer treatment and prevention.
- Textbook of clinical embryology 2013Cambridge"The success of Assisted Reproductive Technology is critically dependent upon the use of well optimized protocols, based upon sound scientific reasoning, empirical observations and evidence of clinical efficacy. Recently, the treatment of infertility has experienced a revolution, with the routine adoption of increasingly specialized molecular biological techniques and advanced methods for the manipulation of gametes and embryos. This textbook - inspired by the postgraduate degree program at the University of Oxford - guides students through the multidisciplinary syllabus essential to ART laboratory practice, from basic culture techniques and micromanipulation to laboratory management and quality assurance, and from endocrinology to molecular biology and research methods. Written for all levels of IVF practitioners, reproductive biologists and technologists involved in human reproductive science, it can be used as a reference manual for all IVF labs and as a textbook by undergraduates, advanced students, scientists and professionals involved in gamete, embryo or stem cell biology"--Provided by publisher.
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