The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 47 > Issue 1

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February 2003

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Mouse embryonic lung cultured in vitro and stained with an antibody to a component of the basement membrane, in order to visualize the epithelial branches. For more details, see article by Lin et al. pp. 3-14 in the present issue.

In Memoriam - Jean-Victor Ruch (1935-2003)

Hervé Lesot and Juan Aréchaga

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 1-1

Original articles

Patterning parameters associated with the branching of the ureteric bud regulated by epithelial-mesenchymal interactions.

Yanfeng Lin, Shaobing Zhang, Juha Tuukkanen, Hellevi Peltoketo, Taina Pihlajaniemi and Seppo Vainio

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 3-13

Xenopus neurula left-right asymmetry is respeficied by microinjecting TGF-beta5 protein.

Kazue Mogi, Madoka Goto, Eri Ohno, Yoshitaka Azumi, Shigeo Takeuchi and Ryuji Toyoizumi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 15-29

Developmental expression of Smad1-7 suggests critical function of TGF-beta/BMP signaling in regulating epithelial-mesenchymal interaction during tooth morphogenesis.

Xun Xu, Lesley Jeong, Jun Han, Yoshihiro Ito, Pablo Bringas and Yang Chai

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 31-39

Genetic disruption of the growth hormone receptor does not influence motoneuron survival in the developing mouse.

Sean A Parsons, Glen B Banks, Jenny A Rowland, Karen T Coschigano, John J Kopchick, Michael J Waters and Peter G Noakes

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 41-49

CpZPC, a newt ZPC molecule, localizes to the inner surface of the egg envelope.

Youko Makabe-Kobayashi, Etsuko Kudaira, Akihiko Watanabe and Kazuo Onitake

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 51-58

Disruption of eyelid and cornea development by targeted overexpression of the glucocorticoid receptor.

José Luis Cascallana, Ana Bravo, Angustias Page, Irina Budunova, Thomas J Slaga, José L Jorcano and Paloma Pérez

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 59-64

Distinct mechanisms underlie sperm-induced and protease-induced oolemma block to sperm penetration.

Sebastian Komorowski, Katarzyna Szczepanska and Marek Maleszewski

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 65-69

Short communications

2P1, a novel male mouse cDNA specifically expressed during meiosis.

Sonia Hammami-Hamza, Mireille Doussau, Isabelle Allemand, Dominique Segretain, Jean-Marie Gasc and Catherine Finaz

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 71-76

Unequal distribution of otx1 mRnas among cleavage stage blastomeres in the teleost, Leucopsarion petersii (shiro-uo).

Mikiko Kamimoto, Tohru Suzuki, Mutsumi Ito, Akimitsu Miyake, Norio Nakatsuji and Takako Nakatsuji

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2003) 47: 77-80