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Principles of Development (Sixth Edition)  

Lewis Wolpert, Cheryll Tickle, Alfonso Martinez Arias, Peter Lawrence, and James Locke
Published in Print:03 April 2019 Published Online:31 August 2023
ISBN:9780198800569
Publisher:Oxford University Press

Abstract

Principles of Development starts off by presenting some background history and basic concepts. The next chapterIt then looks at is about the Ddrosophila life cycle and the development of the body plan. Other topics covered include vertebrate life cycles, experimental techniques and human development, and the vertebrate body plan for Xenopus and zebrafish and the chick and mouse. Other chapters look at the development of nematodes and sea urchins, morphogenesis, cell differentiation and stem cells, and germ cells, fertilization and sex. The text then goes on to look at organogenesis, the development of the nervous system, and the growth, post-embryonic development, and regeneration. Finally, the text looks at plant life cycle and development, evolution, and development.