The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 49 > Issue 1

Cover Vol. 49 N. 1

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The cover picture shows the expression pattern of the Xenopus fork head/winged helix gene FoxM1 in early development. This gene is widely known from different species to be involved in cell cycle regulation. The early expression in Xenopus is found predominantly in the eye anlage and in the central nervous system. For more information, see the article by Pohl et al. pp. 53-58 in the present issue.


From eggs to fossils: epigenesis and transformation of species in Pander's biology

Stéphane Schmitt

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 1-8


Putting evo-devo into focus. An interview with Scott F. Gilbert

Alexander T. Mikhailov

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 9-16

Original articles

Delivery of germinal granules and localized RNAs via the messenger transport organizer pathway to the vegetal cortex of Xenopus oocytes occurs through directional expansion of the mitochondrial cloud

Katarzyna Wilk, Szczepan Bilinski, Matthew T. Dougherty and Malgorzata Kloc

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 17-21

Transforming growth factor beta2 promotes the formation of the mouse cochleovestibular ganglion in organ culture

Junko Okano, Toshiya Takigawa, Kenji Seki, Shigehiko Suzuki, Kohei Shiota and Makoto Ishibashi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 23-31

Loss of beta1 integrin function results in upregulation of connexin expression in embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes

Jaroslaw Czyz, Kaomei Guan2, Qinghua Zeng3 and Anna M. Wobus

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 33-41

Short communication

A generalized caspase inhibitor disrupts early mammalian development

Zahra Zakeri Richard A. Lockshin, Luis-Miguel Criado-Rodríguez and Carlos Martínez-A

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 43-51

Developmental Expression Patterns

Developmental expression of the High Mobility Group B gene in the amphioxus, Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense

Xiangwei Huang, Lifeng Wang and Hongwei Zhang

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 49-46

The Fox gene family in Xenopus laevis:FoxI2, FoxM1 and FoxP1 in early development

Barbara S. Pohl, Antje Rössner and Walter Knöchel

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 53-58

Developmental expression of Pod 1 in Xenopus laevis

Subreena Simrick, Karine Massé and Elizabeth A. Jones

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 59-63

Entactin and laminin gamma1-chain gene expression in the early chick embryo

Nikolas Zagris, Albert E. Chung and Vassilis Stavridis

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2005) 49: 65-70