The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 42 > Issue 1

Cover Vol. 42 N. 1

January 1998

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Expression of the lefty gene (purple staining) in the visceral endoderm and the mesoderm of early gastrulating mouse em bryos (upper row) and its ectopic induction in the visceral endoderm layer upon treatment with retinoic acid (lower row). For details see "Stra3/lefty, a retinoic acid-induc ible novel member of the transforming growth factor-b superfamily" by M. Oulad-Abdelghani et al. in this issue.


Ca2+ oscillations in the activation of the egg and development of the embryo in mammals.

K T Jones

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 1-10

Embryological and genetic aspects of middle ear development.

M Mallo

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 11-22

Original articles

Stra3/lefty, a retinoic acid-inducible novel member of the transforming growth factor-beta superfamily.

M Oulad-Abdelghani, C Chazaud, P Bouillet, M G Mattei, P Dollé and P Chambon

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 23-32

The expression of MDP-1, a component of Drosophila embryonic basement membranes, is modulated by apoptotic cell death.

M Hortsch, A Olson, S Fishman, S N Soneral, Y Marikar, R Dong and J R Jacobs

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 33-42

Differential expression of nucleoside diphosphate kinases (NDPK/NM23) during Xenopus early development.

T Ouatas, M Sélo, Z Sadji, J Hourdry, H Denis and A Mazabraud

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 43-52

The bifunctional protein DCoH/PCD, a transcription factor with a cytoplasmic enzymatic activity, is a maternal factor in the rat egg and expressed tissue specifically during embryogenesis.

E P Strandmann, S Senkel and G U Ryffel

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 53-59

Expression pattern of the rat Lim-1 homeobox gene suggests a dual role during kidney development.

A A Karavanov, I Karavanova, A Perantoni and I B Dawid

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 61-66

Involvement of NF-kappaB associated proteins in FGF-mediated mesoderm induction.

C W Beck, D J Sutherland and H R Woodland

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 67-77

Morphological evidence for a morphogenetic field in gastropod mollusc eggs.

S E Tyler, R D Butler and S J Kimber

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 79-85

Technical article

A mouse mandibular culture model permits the study of neural crest cell migration and tooth development.

Y Chai, P Bringas, C Shuler, E Devaney, R Grosschedl and H C Slavkin

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 87-94

Short contributions

High proliferation rate characterizes the site of axis formation in the avian blastula-stage embryo.

N Zahavi, V Reich and O Khaner

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 95-98

Stage-dependent skeletal malformations induced by valproic acid in rat.

E Menegola, M L Broccia, M Prati and E Giavini

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 99-102

Soluble and membrane-bound pyroglutamyl-peptidase I activity in the developing cerebellum and brain cortex.

J M de Gandarias, J Irazusta, M Silio, J Gil, N Saitua and L Casis

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1998) 42: 103-106