Dictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology by Frank J. Dye

By Frank J. Dye

A newly revised variation of the normal reference for the sphere today—updated with new phrases, significant discoveries, major scientists, and illustrations

Developmental biology is the learn of the mechanisms of improvement, differentiation, and development in animals and crops on the molecular, mobile, and genetic degrees. The self-discipline has received prominence partially as a result of new interdisciplinary techniques and advances in expertise, that have resulted in the speedy emergence of latest strategies and phrases. The Dictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology, moment version is the 1st complete reference enthusiastic about the field's phrases, study, background, and people.

This authoritative A-to-Z source covers classical morphological and cytological phrases in addition to these from sleek genetics and molecular biology. generally cross-referenced, the Dictionary contains definitions of phrases, factors of suggestions, and biographies of historic figures. Comparative features are defined with the intention to supply a feeling of the evolution of buildings, and themes diversity from primary terminology, germ layers, and induction to RNAi, evo-devo, stem phone differentiation, and extra. Readers will locate such beneficial properties of embryology and developmental biology as:

  • Vertebrates

  • Invertebrates

  • Plants

  • Developmental genetics

  • Evolutionary developmental biology

  • Molecular developmental biology

  • Medical embryology

The author's top rate on accessibility permits readers in any respect degrees to augment their vocabulary of their box and comprehend terminology past their particular concentration. Researchers and scholars in developmental biology, mobile biology, developmental genetics, and embryology will locate the dictionary to be an important resource.

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