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Laboratory Exercises in Developmental Biology

Book1993

Author:

Yolanda P. Cruz

Laboratory Exercises in Developmental Biology

Book1993

 

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Yolanda P. Cruz

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This intensive manual provides students with valuable information and insights into animal development at the organismal, cellular, and subcellular levels. The book uses both descr ... read full description

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    Background

    Pages 1-10

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    EXERCISE 1 - Fertilization in the Sea Urchin

    Pages 11-22

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    EXERCISE 2 - Early Development in the Sea Urchin and Starfish

    Pages 23-34

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    EXERCISE 3 - Early Development in the Frog: To Neurulation

    Pages 35-48

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    EXERCISE 4 - Early Development in the Frog: To 10 Millimeters

    Pages 49-64

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    EXERCISE 5 - Preventing Axis Formation in Amphibians with Ultraviolet Irradiation

    Pages 65-80

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    EXERCISE 6 - Early Chick Development: To 48 Hours

    Pages 81-96

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    EXERCISE 7 - Early Chick Development: To 96 Hours

    Pages 97-110

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    EXERCISE 8 - Chick Development in a Windowed Egg

    Pages 111-122

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    EXERCISE 9 - Ethyl Alcohol, Caffeine, and Chick Development

    Pages 123-136

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    EXERCISE 10 - Totipotency of the Unincubated Chick Blastoderm

    Pages 137-146

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    EXERCISE 11 - Cardia Bifida in the Chick

    Pages 147-160

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    EXERCISE 12 - Tadpoles and Thyroxine

    Pages 161-174

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    EXERCISE 13 - Blastomere Totipotency in the Two-Cell Mouse Embryo

    Pages 175-188

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    EXERCISE 14 - Alizarin Staining

    Pages 189-198

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    EXERCISE 15 - Drosophila Polytene Chromosomes

    Pages 199-212

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    EXERCISE 16 - Induction of Chromosome Puffing with Heat Shock

    Pages 213-222

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    EXERCISE 17 - Drosophila Imaginal Discs and Ecdysone

    Pages 223-233

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    INDEX

    Pages 235-241

About the book

Description

This intensive manual provides students with valuable information and insights into animal development at the organismal, cellular, and subcellular levels. The book uses both descriptive and investigative approaches that emphasize techniques, key experiments, and data analysis.

This intensive manual provides students with valuable information and insights into animal development at the organismal, cellular, and subcellular levels. The book uses both descriptive and investigative approaches that emphasize techniques, key experiments, and data analysis.

Key Features

  • Provides a broad introductory view of developmental systems
  • Teaches both classical embryology and modern experimental approaches
  • Contains seventeen laboratory exercises, written in step-by-step style
  • Organized with additional notes to students and preparators
  • Lists questions and references for each exercise
  • Special chapters give introductions to the scientific process, use of the microscope, and the writing of scientific papers
  • Illustrated with detailed line drawings
  • Provides a broad introductory view of developmental systems
  • Teaches both classical embryology and modern experimental approaches
  • Contains seventeen laboratory exercises, written in step-by-step style
  • Organized with additional notes to students and preparators
  • Lists questions and references for each exercise
  • Special chapters give introductions to the scientific process, use of the microscope, and the writing of scientific papers
  • Illustrated with detailed line drawings

Details

ISBN

978-0-12-198390-1

Language

English

Published

1993

Copyright

Copyright © 1993 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Academic Press

Authors

Yolanda P. Cruz

Department of Biology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio