The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 41 > Issue 2 (Special Issue)

Cover Vol. 41 N. 2

Vertebrate Development in vitro

Edited by: David L. Cockroft

Introductory papers

A comparative and historical review of culture methods for vertebrates.

D L Cockroft

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 127-137

Technique as the basis of experiment in developmental biology. An interview with Denis A.T. New.

Juan Arechaga

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 139-152

Special review

Development of sidedness of asymmetric body structures in vertebrates.

M Fujinaga

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 153-186


Mammalian craniofacial embryology in vitro.

N Osumi-Yamashita, Y Ninomiya and K Eto

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 187-194

Surgical manipulation of mammalian embryos in vitro.

I Naruse, H Keino and M Taniguchi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 195-198

Mechanisms of normal and abnormal neurulation: evidence from embryo culture studies.

A Fleming, D Gerrelli, N D Greene and A J Copp

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 199-212

Prorhombomeric subdivision of the mammalian embryonic hindbrain: is it functionally meaningful?

E Ruberte, H B Wood and G M Morriss-Kay

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 213-222

Computer-aided 3-D reconstruction of serially sectioned mouse embryos: its use in integrating anatomical organization.

M H Kaufman, R M Brune, R A Baldock, J B Bard and D Davidson

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 223-233

Reflections on the biology of embryonic stem (ES) cells.

R L Gardner and F A Brook

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 235-243

Comparative stem cell biology.

P Hollands

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 245-254

Recent scientific and medical advances in assisted human conception.

R G Edwards

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 255-262

Legal, ethical and historical aspects of assisted human reproduction.

C R Austin

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 263-265

The use of whole rat embryo cultures to identify and characterize causes of reproductive failure.

N W Klein

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 267-273

The evaluation of developmental toxicity of chemicals exposed occupationally using whole embryo culture.

S F Zhao, X C Zhang, L F Zhang, S S Zhou, F Zhang, Q F Wang, Y L Wang and Y S Bao

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 275-282

Carbon monoxide and the embryo.

M A Robkin

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 283-289

Mouse embryos in culture: models for understanding diabetes-induced embryopathies and gene function.

T W Sadler

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 291-297

Effects of excess glucose on mammalian post-implantation embryos.

S K Ellington

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 299-306

Glucose absorption and utilization by rat embryos.

T H Shepard, T Tanimura and H W Park

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 307-314

Investigations into mechanisms of amino acid supply to the rat embryo using whole-embryo culture.

D A Beckman, J B Lloyd and R L Brent

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 315-318

The role of exogenous growth-promoting factors and their receptors in organogenesis.

M K Pratten

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 319-328

A review of the contribution of whole embryo culture to the determination of hazard and risk in teratogenicity testing.

W S Webster, P D Brown-Woodman and H E Ritchie

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 329-335

Genetic determinants of teratogen-induced abnormal development in mouse and rat embryos in vitro.

C M Kapron and D G Trasler

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 337-344

Hyperthermia, teratogenesis and the heat shock response in mammalian embryos in culture.

M J Edwards, D A Walsh and Z Li

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 345-358

Gene expression domains as markers in developmental toxicity studies using mammalian embryo culture.

J A Williams, F M Mann and N A Brown

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 359-364

Postimplantation mouse embryos cultured in vitro. Assessment with whole-mount immunostaining and in situ hybridization.

G Van Maele-Fabry, F Clotman, F Gofflot, J Bosschaert and J J Picard

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 365-374

The effect of antisense oligonucleotides to Cdx2 on the development of mouse embryos in vitro.

H Valcanis, E Kachab, J Haralambidis and F Beck

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 375-378

Early chick embryos in vitro.

C D Stern and R Bachvarova

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 379-387

Chick noggin is expressed in the organizer and neural plate during axial development, but offers no evidence of involvement in primary axis formation.

D J Connolly, K Patel and J Cooke

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 389-396

Development in vitro of Marsupials: a comparative review of species and a timetable of cleavage and early blastocyst stages of development in Monodelphis domestica.

L Selwood, E S Robinson, R A Pedersen and J L Vandeberg

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 397-410

The aquatic vertebrate embryo as a sentinel for toxins: zebrafish embryo dechorionation and perivitelline space microinjection.

M Mizell and E S Romig

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1997) 41: 411-423