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Developmental Biology (Thirteenth Edition)  

Michael J. F. BarresiProfessor of Biological Sciences at Smith CollegeClose
Scott F. GilbertHoward A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology Emeritus at Swarthmore College and a Finland Distinguished Professor at the University of HelsinkiClose
Published in Print:01 March 2023 Published Online:31 August 2023
Publisher:Oxford University Press


Development Biology presents exciting developments in this field. The first few chapters look at patterns and processes of becoming and provides a framework for understanding animal development. The text then turns to an examination of gametogenesis and fertilization. The next few chapters tackle early development: cleavage, gastrulation, and axis formation. There follow chapters about building with ectoderm and building with mesoderm and endoderm. The next few chapters cover postembryonic development. Finally, the last part looks at development in wider context including an examination of development in health and disease, and the environment, and evolution.

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