Neural Crest Cells, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124045863
  • ISBN-13: 9780124045866
  • DDC: 573.8536
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 488 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Neural Crest Cells: Evolution, Development and Disease summarizes discoveries of historical significance and provides in-depth, current analyses of the evolution of neural crest cells, their contribution to embryo development, and their roles in disease. In addition, prospects for tissue engineering, repair and regeneration are covered, offering a timely synthesis of the current knowledge in neural crest cell research.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Neural Crest Cell Evolution and Development.
2: The Neural Crest, a Fourth Germ Layer of the Vertebrate Embryo: Significance in Chordate Evolution.
3: Induction and Specification of Neural Crest Cells: Extracellular Signals and Transcriptional Switches.
4: The Cell Biology of Neural Crest Cell Delamination and emt.
5: Neural Crest Cell Migration: Guidance, Pathways, and Cell–cell Interactions.
6: Epigenetic Regulation of Neural Crest Cells.
7: Neural Crest-Mediated Tissue Interactions during Craniofacial Development: The Origins of Species-Specific Pattern.
8: Neural Crest Cell Differentiation and Disease.
9: Neural Crest Cells in Craniofacial Skeletal Development.
10: Neural Crest Cell and Placode Interactions in Cranial pns Development.
11: Neural Crest Cells in Ear Development.
12: Neural Crest Cells in Ocular Development.
13: The Cardiac Neural Crest and Their Role in Development and Disease.
14: Neural Crest Cells in Enteric Nervous System Development and Disease.
15: Neural Crest Cells and Peripheral Nervous System Development.
16: Neural Crest Cells and Pigmentation.
17: Neural Crest Cells in Vascular Development.
18: Neural Crest Cells and Cancer: Insights into Tumor Progression.
19: Tissue Engineering and Repair.
20: Neurocristopathies: The Etiology and Pathogenesis of Disorders Arising from Defects in Neural Crest Cell Development.
21: Human Neural Crest Cells and Stem Cell-Based Models.
22: Neural Crest Stem Cell: Tissue Regeneration and Repair.
23: Functional Significance of Cranial Neural Crest Cells during Tooth Development and Regeneration.
24: Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as a Tool to Understand Neurocristopathies.