Developmental biology : from a cell to an organism / Russ Hodge ; foreword by Nadia Rosenthal.
By: Hodge, Russ.Material type: TextSeries: Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2010Description: xx, 204 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780816066834; 0816066833.Subject(s): Developmental biologyDDC classification: 571.8 Online resources: WorldCat Details | E-book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-196) and index.
Table of contents Cover; Contents; Foreward; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: Life as a Single Cell: Creating a New Animal; 2: The Rise of Structure: Early Growth and Differentiation; 3: The Origins of the Major Organs; 4: Cell Differentiation and Disease; 5: Evolution and Development; Chronology; Glossary; Further Resources; Index.
Examines the relationship among cells, genes, and the environment and of the obstacles and achievements of molecular biologists attempting to understand how to "build" a human body.
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