The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 52 > Issue 8

Cover Vol. 52 N. 8


In Memoriam - Volker Schmid (1939-2008)

Walter Gehring, Brigitte Galliot and Stefano Piraino

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1013-1014


Mouse induced pluripotent stem cells

Eamon Geoghegan and Lucy Byrnes

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1015-1022

From bone marrow to therapeutic applications: different behaviour and genetic/epigenetic stability during mesenchymal stem cell expansion in autologous and foetal bovine sera?

Gaetana A. Tonti and Ferdinando Mannello

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1023-1032

Original Articles

Genetic and epigenetic instability of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells expanded in autologous serum or fetal bovine serum

John-Arne Dahl, Shivali Duggal, Neralie Coulston, Douglas Millar, John Melki, Aboulghassem Shahdadfar, Jan E. Brinchmann and Philippe Collas

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1033-1042

Origin and proliferation of blastema cells during regeneration of Drosophila wing imaginal discs

Manel Bosch, Jaume Baguñà and Florenci Serras

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1043-1050

Masculinization of XX Drosophila transgenic flies expressing the Ceratitis capitata DoublesexM isoform

Giuseppe Saccone, Marco Salvemini, Attilio Pane and Lino C. Polito

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1051-1057


Segmenting the fly embryo: logical analysis of the role of the Segment Polarity cross-regulatory module

Lucas Sánchez, Claudine Chaouiya and Denis Thieffry

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1059-1075

Spatio-temporal expression of a Netrin homolog in the sea urchin Hemicentrotus pulcherrimus (HpNetrin) during serotonergic axon extension

Hideki Katow

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1077-1088

Apo-14 is required for digestive system organogenesis during fish embryogenesis and larval development

Jian-Hong Xia, Jing-Xia Liu, Li Zhou, Zhi Li and Jian-Fang Gui

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1089-1098

Dicer inactivation causes heterochronic retinogenesis in Xenopus laevis

Sarah Decembrini, Massimiliano Andreazzoli, Giuseppina Barsacchi and Federico Cremisi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1099-1103


Imprinting of mammalian male gametes is gene specific and does not occur at a single stage of differentiation

María D. Boyano, Noelia Andollo, María M. Zalduendo and Juan Aréchaga

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1105-1111

Developmental Expression Patterns

Expression of a retinal homeobox (Rx) gene during planarian regeneration

Linda Mannini, Paolo Deri, Jacopo Picchi and Renata Batistoni

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1113-1117

Expression of the novel gene Ened during mouse and Xenopus embryonic development

Renata Meszaros, Ina Strate, Edgar M. Pera and Madeleine Durbeej

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1119-1122


Expression of complement components coincides with early patterning and organogenesis in Xenopus laevis

Valérie A. McLin, Cheng-Hui Hu, Rina Shah and Milan Jamrich

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1123-1133

Identification of differentially expressed genes involved in the regression and development of the chicken Müllerian duct

Yonju Ha, Akira Tsukada, Noboru Saito, David Zadworny and Kiyoshi Shimada

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1135-1141


Mouse G-protein gamma3 expression in the developing CNS and neural crest cell derivatives

Gregory M. Kelly, Yukio Saijoh, Ariel Finkielsztein and Steve Mangos

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2008) 52: 1143-1150