The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 38 > Issue 2 (Special Issue)

Cover Vol. 38 N. 2

Developmental Biology in Japan

Edited by: Goro Eguchi


Experimental embryology in Japan, 1930-1960. A historical background of developmental biology in Japan.

T S Okada

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 135-154

A view of amphibian embryology research in Japan through the scientific biography of Professor Osamu Nakamura.

Makoto Asashima

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 155-165

Egg-jelly signal molecules for triggering the acrosome reaction in starfish spermatozoa.

M Hoshi, T Nishigaki, A Ushiyama, T Okinaga, K Chiba and M Matsumoto

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 167-174

Early events in the histo- and cytogenesis of the vertebrate CNS.

J Nakai and S Fujita

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 175-183

Cell reproduction: induction of M-phase events by cyclin-dependent cdc2 kinase.

T Kishimoto

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 185-191

Localization of mitochondrial large rRNA in germinal granules and the consequent segregation of germ line.

S Kobayashi, R Amikura and M Okada

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 193-199

Initiation and stimulation of spermatogenesis in vitro by mammalian follicle-stimulating hormone in the Japanese newt, Cynops pyrrhogaster.

S I Abé and Z S Ji

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 201-208

Remodeling of sperm chromatin induced in egg extracts of amphibians.

C Katagiri and K Ohsumi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 209-216

Endocrine regulation of gametogenesis in fish.

Y Nagahama

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 217-229

Genes that are involved in Bombyx body plan and silk gene regulation.

Y Suzuki

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 231-235

Allorecognition in compound ascidians.

Y Saito, E Hirose and H Watanabe

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 237-247

Temporal control of gene expression from endogenous and exogenously-introduced DNAs in early embryogenesis of Xenopus laevis.

K Shiokawa, R Kurashima and J Shinga

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 249-255

Control of cell differentiation and morphogenesis in amphibian development.

A Fukui and M Asashima

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 257-266

Aspects of morphogenesis and cytodifferentiation of endoderm offered by organ culture techniques.

T Mizuno

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 267-272

Regulation of pepsinogen gene expression in epithelial cells of vertebrate stomach during development.

S Yasugi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 273-279

Rostrocaudal polarity formation of chick optic tectum.

H Nakamura, N Itasaki and T Matsuno

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 281-286

Mechanisms of the proliferation and differentiation of plant cells in cell culture systems.

H Fukuda, M Ito, M Sugiyama and A Komamine

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 287-299

The brain secretory peptides that control moulting and metamorphosis of the silkmoth, Bombyx mori.

H Ishizaki and A Suzuki

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 301-310

Regulation of cell differentiation and pattern formation in Dictyostelium development.

I Takeuchi, M Tasaka, K Okamoto and Y Maeda

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 311-319

Genes involved in the dedifferentiation of plant cells.

T Nagata, S Ishida, S Hasezawa and Y Takahashi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 321-327

Multiple functions of raf proto-oncogene during development from analysis of a temperature-sensitive mutation of Drosophila.

M Hata, Y H Inoue, M A Yoo and Y Nishida

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 329-335

A long polypyrimidine:polypurine sequence in 5' flanking region of arylsulfatase gene of sea urchin embryo.

T Yamamoto, K Akasaka, S Irie and H Shimada

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 337-344

Regionally and hormonally regulated expression of genes of collagen and collagenase in the anuran larval skin.

K Oofusa, S Yomori and K Yoshizato

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 345-350

Sorting out of limb bud cells in monolayer culture.

N Wada and H Ide

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 351-356

The loss of gap junctional cell-to-cell communication is coupled with dedifferentiation of retinal pigmented epithelial cells in the course of transdifferentiation into the lens.

R Kodama and G Eguchi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 357-364

Lens-specific activity of the chicken delta 1-crystallin enhancer in the mouse.

Y Takahashi, K Hanaoka, K Goto and H Kondoh

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 365-368

Transdifferentiation of pigmented multipotent epithelium during morphallactic development of budding tunicates.

K Kawamura and S Fujiwara

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 369-377

Differential expression of alpha N-catenin and N-cadherin during early development of chicken embryos.

S Hirano and M Takeichi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 379-384

Strain difference in establishment of mouse embryonic stem (ES) cell lines.

E Kawase, H Suemori, N Takahashi, K Okazaki, K Hashimoto and N Nakatsuji

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 385-390

Tenascin expression and postnatal development of the human prostate.

T Shiraishi, H Kato, S Komada, H Imai, Y Hirokawa, I Kusano, R Yatani and T Sakakura

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 391-395

Predominant melanogenesis and lentoidogenesis in vitro from multipotent pineal cells by dimethyl sulfoxide and hexamethylene bisacetamide.

H Orii, M Hyuga, M Mochii, J Kosaka, G Eguchi and K Watanabe

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 397-404