The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 46 > Issue 4 (Special Issue)

Cover Vol. 46 N. 4

Developmental Biology in Australia and New Zealand

Edited by: Brian Key

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Satellite view of Australia and New Zealand, the latter partially covered by clouds. The corresponding national flags are also shown.

Introductory papers

Developmental biology in Australia and New Zealand.

Brian Key and Ian McLennan

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 341-351

The emergence of the field of developmental biology in Australia.

Brian Key

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 353-356

Profile of the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland.

John Mattick

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 357-359

Profile of the Adelaide Centre for the Molecular Genetics of Development.

Robert Saint

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 361-362

Making waves down under: the Australian Developmental Biology Workshop.

Peter Koopman

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 363-364

Signalling in development

Diverse requirements for Notch signalling in mammals.

Duncan B Sparrow, Melanie Clements, Sarah L Withington, Annabelle N Scott, Jiri Novotny, David Sillence, Kenro Kusumi, Rosa S P Beddington and Sally L Dunwoodie

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 365-374

The role of the Eph-ephrin signalling system in the regulation of developmental patterning.

Mark G Coulthard, Shannon Duffy, Michelle Down, Betty Evans, Maryanne Power, Fiona Smith, Con Stylianou, Sabine Kleikamp, Andrew Oates, Martin Lackmann, Gordon F Burns and Andrew W Boyd

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 375-384

Conserved modularity and potential for alternate splicing in mouse and human Slit genes.

Melissa Little, Bree Rumballe, Kylie Georgas, Toshiya Yamada and Rohan D Teasdale

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 385-391

The structure and function of vertebrate fibroblast growth factor receptor 1.

Casper Groth and Michael Lardelli

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 393-400

Regulatory genes in development

Twist functions in mouse development.

Meredith P O'Rourke and Patrick P L Tam

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 401-413

NK-2 class homeobox genes and pharyngeal/oral patterning: Nkx2-3 is required for salivary gland and tooth morphogenesis.

Christine Biben, Cheng-Chun Wang and Richard P Harvey

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 415-422

The Drosophila retained/dead ringer gene and ARID gene family function during development.

Tetyana Shandala, R Daniel Kortschak and Robert Saint

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 423-430

Efficient Cre-mediated deletion in cardiac progenitor cells conferred by a 3'UTR-ires-Cre allele of the homeobox gene Nkx2-5.

Edouard G Stanley, Christine Biben, Andrew Elefanty, Louise Barnett, Frank Koentgen, Lorraine Robb and Richard P Harvey

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 431-439

Isolation and characterisation of the chick orthologue of the Opitz syndrome gene, Mid1, supports a conserved role in vertebrate development.

Joy M Richman, Katherine K Fu, Liza L Cox, Jane P Sibbons and Timothy C Cox

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 441-448

Embryo, tissue and organ development

Embryonic stem cell differentiation and the analysis of mammalian development.

Stephen J Rodda, Steven J Kavanagh, Joy Rathjen and Peter D Rathjen

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 449-458

The expression of the imprinted gene Ipl is restricted to extra-embryonic tissues and embryonic lateral mesoderm during early mouse development.

Sally L Dunwoodie and Rosa S P Beddington

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 459-466

Dynamin-dependent endocytosis is necessary for convergent-extension movements in Xenopus animal cap explants.

Oliver Jarrett, Jennifer L Stow, Alpha S Yap and Brian Key

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 467-473

The role of homeotic genes in determining the segmental pattern of chordotonal organs in Drosophila.

Darren C C Wong and David J Merritt

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 475-481

Developmental biology of zebrafish myeloid cells.

Meredith O Crowhurst, Judith E Layton and Graham J Lieschke

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 483-492

Pathways in blood and vessel development revealed through zebrafish genetics.

Philip S Crosier, Maggie L Kalev-Zylinska, Christopher J Hall, Maria Vega C Flores, Julia A Horsfield and Kathryn E Crosier

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 493-502

Charting the course of ovarian development in vertebrates.

Kelly A Loffler and Peter Koopman

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 503-510

Genetic studies define MAGUK proteins as regulators of epithelial cell polarity.

Georgina Caruana

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 511-518

Fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 (FGFR4) expression in newborn murine calvaria and primary osteoblast cultures.

Simon Cool, Rebecca Jackson, Paul Pincus, Ian Dickinson and Victor Nurcombe

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 519-523

Neuromuscular development

BMPs and BMP receptors in mouse metanephric development: in vivo and in vitro studies.

Gemma Martinez, Yuji Mishina and John F Bertram

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 525-533

PAX genes in development and disease: the role of PAX2 in urogenital tract development.

Michael R Eccles, Shujie He, Michael Legge, Rajiv Kumar, Jody Fox, Chaoming Zhou, Michelle French and Robert W S Tsai

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 535-544

Exogenous Slit2 does not affect ureteric branching or nephron formation during kidney development.

Michael Piper, Victor Nurcombe, Lorine Wilkinson and Melissa Little

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 545-550

Elucidating the molecular mechanisms that underlie the target control of motoneuron death.

Glen B Banks and Peter G Noakes

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 551-558

The transforming growth factor-betas: multifaceted regulators of the development and maintenance of skeletal muscles, motoneurons and Schwann cells.

Ian S McLennan and Kyoko Koishi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 559-567

Distribution of neurotrophin receptors in the mouse neuromuscular system.

Philip W Sheard, Khalid Musaad and Marilyn J Duxson

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 569-575

The role of p53 in vivo during skeletal muscle post-natal development and regeneration: studies in p53 knockout mice.

Jason D White, Collins Rachel, Royce Vermeulen, Marilyn Davies and Miranda D Grounds

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 577-582

Nervous system development

Role of hlx1 in zebrafish brain morphogenesis.

Jensen T Hjorth, Robin M Connor and Brian Key

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 583-596

Patterning of the vertebrate ventral spinal cord.

Alisa Poh, Asanka Karunaratne, Gabriel Kolle, Ning Huang, Emma Smith, Joanna Starkey, Daying Wen, Ian Wilson, Toshiya Yamada and Murray Hargrave

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 597-608

Development of axon pathways in the zebrafish central nervous system.

Jensen Hjorth and Brian Key

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 609-619

Axon guidance receptors direct growth cone pathfinding: rivalry at the leading edge.

Helen M Cooper

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 621-631

Homeotic genes influence the axonal pathway of a Drosophila embryonic sensory neuron.

David J Merritt and Paul M Whitington

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 633-638

Multiple axon guidance cues establish the olfactory topographic map: how do these cues interact?

James A St John, Heidi J Clarris and Brian Key

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 639-647

Expression of neurexin ligands, the neuroligins and the neurexophilins, in the developing and adult rodent olfactory bulb.

Heidi J Clarris, Sonja McKeown and Brian Key

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 649-652

Global gene expression analysis of developing neocortex using SAGE.

Seong-Seng Tan, Jenny Gunnersen and Christopher Job

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 653-660

Heparan sulfates isolated from adult neural progenitor cells can direct phenotypic maturation.

Hiram Chipperfield, Kuldip S Bedi, Simon M Cool and Victor Nurcombe

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 661-670

Evolution and development

Coral development: from classical embryology to molecular control.

Eldon E Ball, David C Hayward, John S Reece-Hoyes, Nikki R Hislop, Gabrielle Samuel, Robert Saint, Peter L Harrison and David J Miller

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 671-678

Ecological regulation of development: induction of marine invertebrate metamorphosis.

Daniel Jackson, Sally P Leys, Veronica F Hinman, Rick Woods, Martin F Lavin and Bernard M Degnan

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 679-686

Evolution and developmental expression of nuclear receptor genes in the ascidian Herdmania.

Christine Devine, Veronica F Hinman and Bernard M Degnan

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 687-692