Developmental Timing, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123972752
  • ISBN-13: 9780123972750
  • DDC: 571.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers developmental timing, with contributions from an international board of authors. The chapters provide a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as the timing of developmental programs in Drosophila, temporal patterning of neural progenitors, and environmental modulation of developmental timing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Series Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: How Clocks and Hormones Act in Concert to Control the Timing of Insect Development.
2: Nutrient Signaling and Developmental Timing of Maturation.
3: Temporal Patterning of Neural Progenitors in Drosophila.
4: MicroRNAs as Components of Systemic Signaling Pathways in Drosophila Melanogaster.
5: Vegetative Phase Change and Shoot Maturation in Plants.
6: Developmental Transitions in C. Elegans Larval Stages.
7: Steroid Regulation of C. Elegans Diapause, Developmental Timing, and Longevity.
8: Diapause: Delaying the Developmental Clock in Response to a Changing Environment.
9: Circannual Transitions in Gene Expression: Lessons from Seasonal Adaptations.
10: Unliganded Thyroid Hormone Receptor Regulates Metamorphic Timing via the Recruitment of Histone Deacetylase Complexes.
11: Keeping Puberty on Time: Novel Signals and Mechanisms Involved.