The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 51 > Issue 3

Cover Vol. 51 N. 3

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Expression patterns of Wnt (top) and Tcf (bottom) in the mouth region of adult gastrozooids of Hydractinia echinata. For further details see the article by Müller et al. pp. 211-220.

Meeting Report


First Meeting of the Portuguese Society for Developmental Biology (SPBD)

Raquel P. Andrade and Leonor Saúde

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 177-182

Original Articles


Xenopus glucose transporter 1 (xGLUT1) is required for gastrulation movement in Xenopus laevis

Keiko Suzawa, Akira Yukita, Tadayoshi Hayata, Toshiyasu Goto, Hiroki Danno, Tatsuo Michiue, Ken W. Cho and Makoto Asashima

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 183-190

Retinoic acid is required for specification of the ventral eye field and for Rathke's pouch in the avian embryo

Malcolm Maden, Aida Blentic, Susan Reijntjes, Sophie Seguin, Emily Gale and Anthony Graham

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 191-200


Cell proliferation during the early compartmentalization of the Xenopus laevis inner ear

Quincy A. Quick and Elba E. Serrano

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 201-210

Wnt signaling in hydroid development: ectopic heads and giant buds induced by GSK-3beta inhibitors

Werner Müller, Uri Frank, Regina Teo, Ofer Mokady, Christina Guette and Günter Plickert

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 211-220


Compartments in Scyphozoa

Stefan Berking and Klaus Herrmann

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 221-228

Short Communication

Proprotein convertases modulate budding and branching morphogenesis of rat ventral prostate

Katsunori Uchida, Masahiro Kanai, Shigenori Yonemura, Kenichiro Ishii, Yoshifumi Hirokawa and Yoshiki Sugimura

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 229-233

Developmental Expression Patterns

The Xenopus ortholog of the nuclear hormone receptor Nr2e3 is primarily expressed in developing photoreceptors

Reyna I. Martinez-De Luna and Heithem M. El-Hodiri

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 235-240

Zebrafish spata2 is expressed at early developmental stages

Enrico Moro, Claudio Maran, M. Liliana Slongo, Francesco Argenton, Stefano Toppo and Maurizio Onisto

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 241-246

Spatiotemporal expression of the creatine metabolism related genes agat, gamt and ct1 during zebrafish embryogenesis

Lifeng Wang, Ying Zhang, Ming Shao and Hongwei Zhang

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 247-253

Aard is specifically up-regulated in Sertoli cells during mouse testis differentiation

Terje Svingen, Annemiek Beverdam, Pali Verma, Dagmar Wilhelm and Peter Koopman

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 255-258

Drosophila Mrityu encodes a BTB/POZ domain-containing protein and is expressed dynamically during development

Jamie C. Rusconi and Uma Challa

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2007) 51: 259-263