The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Volume 61 > Issue 6-7

Cover Vol. 61 N. 6-7

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Expression of Atg12 (autophagy related gene 12) in clusters of nematoblasts in the body column of a hydra. For more details, see article by Dixit et al., pp. 389-395 in the current issue.


States of G0 and the proliferation-quiescence decision in cells, tissues and during development

Dan Sun and Laura Buttitta

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 357-366

Regulation of body size in Caenorhabditis elegans: effects of environmental factors and the nervous system

Takashi Nagashima, Shoichi Ishiura and Satoshi Suo

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 367-374

Genetic transformation of fungi

Liya He, Jiao Feng, Sha Lu, Zhiwen Chen, Chunmei Chen, Ya He, Xiuwen Yi and Liyan Xi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 375-381

Original Articles

Interactions among gibberellins, brassinosteroids and genes regulate stomatal development in the Arabidopsis hypocotyl

Diego González, Sonia Fuentes and Laura Serna

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 383-387

Identification and characterization of the autophagy-related genes Atg12 and Atg5 in hydra

Nishikant S. Dixit, Bhupendra V. Shravage and Surendra Ghaskadbi

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 389-395

Migration behavior of PGCs and asymmetrical gonad formation in pond smelt Hypomesus nipponensis

Eisuke Takahashi, Yu Shimizu, Hirotaro Urushibata, Yutaka Kawakami, Katsutoshi Arai and Etsuro Yamaha

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 397-405

Galectin-1 enhances the generation of neural crest cells

Tsutomu Motohashi, Masahiro Nishioka, Daisuke Kitagawa, Norito Kawamura, Natsuki Watanabe, Takanori Wakaoka, Toshihiko Kadoyaand Takahiro Kunisada

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 407-413

Apolipoprotein C-I mediates Wnt/Ctnnb1 signaling during neural border formation and is required for neural crest development

Chika Yokota, Carolina Åstrand, Shuji Takahashi, Daniel W. Hagey and Jan M. Stenman

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 415-425

Short Communications

Gdf11/Smad signalling and Cdx proteins cooperate to activate the Hoxc8 early enhancer in HepG2 cells

Stephen J. Gaunt

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 427-432

Differential regulation of cumulus cell transcription during oocyte maturation in vivo and in vitro

Giovanni Coticchio, Libby Ophir, Yuval Yung, Micha Baum, Mariabeatrice Dal Canto, Mario Mignini-Renzini, Fausta Brambillasca, Rubens Fadini and Ariel Hourvitz

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 433-437

Developmental Expression Patterns

Segmentation gene expression patterns in Bactrocera dorsalis and related insects: regulation and shape of blastoderm and larval cuticle

Worramin Suksuwan, Xiaoli Cai, Lertluk Ngernsiri and Stefan Baumgartner

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 439-450

Role of Mad2 expression during the early development of the sea urchin

Odile Bronchain, Wael Jdey, Laetitia Caraty and Brigitte Ciapa

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 451-457

DYRK2 displays muscle fiber type specific function during zebrafish early somitogenesis

Wei Sun, Shuang Jiao, Xungang Tan, Peijun Zhang and Feng You

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 459-463

Expression of the ALK1 family of type I BMP/ADMP receptors during gastrula stages in Xenopus embryos

Avi Leibovich, Herbert Steinbeißer and Abraham Fainsod

Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2017) 61: 465-470