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Developmental Biology: Week 1 to 3 Development


Week 1-3 Development


  1. The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology (8th Edition) by Keith L. Moore and T.V.N Persaud -

Chapter 2, 3

  1. Larsen’s Human Embryology by GC. Schoenwolf, SB. Bleyl, PR. Brauer and PH. Francis-West

Chapter 2


Online Textbooks

  1. Developmental Biology by Gilbert, Scott F. Sunderland (MA): Sinauer Associates, Inc.; c2000

Early Mammalian Development; Chapter 11



Cleavage in Mammals

Escape from the Zona Pellucida

Gastrulation in Mammals

Modifications for development within another organism

Formation of extraembryonic membranes



  1. Molecular Biology of the Cell 4th ed. Alberts, Bruce; Johnson, Alexander; Lewis, Julian; Raff, Martin; Roberts, Keith; Walter, Peter New York and London: Garland Science; c2002 - IV.

The Mouse


The Mouse

Mammalian Development Begins With a Specialized Preamble 

The Early Mammalian Embryo Is Highly Regulative


  1. HSTAT - In Vitro Fertilization As A Medical Treatment For Male or Female Infertility




  1. Bookshelf placentation | placenta | implantation | gastrulation


  1. Pubmed placentation | placenta | | implantation | gastrulation | blastocyst |ectopic pregnancy

Embryo Division


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