The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 46 > Issue 3

Cover Vol. 46 N. 3

May 2002

Cover Legend

The cover picture illustrates that in the tip of the monopodially growing hydrozoon Dynamena pumila, chitin is deposited almost exclusively where the tissue contacts the outer skeleton (staining with Calcofluor White M2R). For more details, see article by Berking et al. in the present issue.


Developmental roles of heparan sulfate proteoglycans: a comparative review in Drosophila, mouse and human.

Marc Princivalle and Ariane de Agostini

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 267-278

Original articles

A dynamic requirement for community interactions during Xenopus myogenesis.

Henrietta J Standley, Aaron M Zorn and John B Gurdon

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 279-283

Retinal homeobox genes and the role of cell proliferation in cavefish eye degeneration.

Allen G Strickler, Kuburat Famuditimi and William R Jeffery

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 285-294

Expression of the mediators of dioxin toxicity, aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) and the AHR nuclear translocator (ARNT), is developmentally regulated in mouse teeth.

Carin Sahlberg, Raimo Pohjanvirta, Yuguang Gao, Satu Alaluusua, Jouko Tuomisto and Pirjo-Liisa Lukinmaa

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 295-300

A shoot meristem-like organ in animals; monopodial and sympodial growth in Hydrozoa.

Stefan Berking, Marco Hesse and Klaus Herrmann

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 301-308

Technical article

Selecting karyophilic DNA cis elements in Xenopus laevis oocytes; a new approach.

Marco Marcello, Roger Fischer, Helmut Tröster, Michael F Trendelenburg and Georg Sczakiel

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 309-316

Short communications

Histone methylation defines epigenetic asymmetry in the mouse zygote.

Katharine L Arney, Siqin Bao, Andrew J Bannister, Tony Kouzarides and M Azim Surani

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 317-320

The ash2 gene is involved in Drosophila wing development.

Montserrat Amorós, Montserrat Corominas, Peter Deák and Florenci Serras

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 321-324

Retinoic acid response element in HOXA-7 regulatory region affects the rate, not the formation of anterior boundary expression.

Myoung H Kim, Jae S Shin, Sungdo Park, Man-Wook Hur, Mi-Ok Lee, Hyoungwoo Park and Chul-Sang Lee

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 325-328

Planarian pharynx regeneration revealed by the expression of myosin heavy chain-A.

Tomoko Sakai, Kentaro Kato, Kenji Watanabe and Hidefumi Orii

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 329-332

TGF-beta3 is required for the adhesion and intercalation of medial edge epithelial cells during palate fusion.

Consuelo Tudela, Miguel-Angel Formoso, Tamara Martínez, Raquel Pérez, Marta Aparicio, Carmen Maestro, Aurora Del Río, Elena Martínez, Mark Ferguson and Concepción Martínez-Alvarez

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 333-336