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Developmental Biology: Week 4 Development


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


Paraxial Mesoderm: The Somites and Their Derivatives

Lateral Plate Mesoderm


The Heart

Specification of heart tissue and fusion of heart rudiments

Looping and formation of heart chambers

Snapshot Summary: Paraxial and Intermediate Mesoderm

Formation of the Neural Tube

Skip Secondary Neurulation

Differentiation of the Neural Tube

Tissue Architecture of the Central Nervous System

Neuronal Types

Snapshot Summary: Central Nervous System and Epidermis


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

Figure 21-34. Origin of the mesoderm from cells expressing twist

Neural Development

All sections


Neuroscience Purves, Dale; Augustine, George J.; Fitzpatrick, David; Katz, Lawrence C.; LaMantia, Anthony-Samuel; McNamara, James O.; Williams, S. Mark. Sunderland (MA): Sinauer Associates, Inc. ; c2001

The Initial Formation of the Nervous System: Gastrulation and Neurulation

The Molecular Basis of Neural Induction

Neuronal Migration

Critical Periods in Visual System Development


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