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Organogenesis of the Kidney : Developmental and Cell Biology Series - Lauri Saxen

Organogenesis of the Kidney

Developmental and Cell Biology Series

Hardcover Published: 24th April 1987
ISBN: 9780521301527
Number Of Pages: 184

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This description of a model system for cell differentiation and organogenesis is written by one of the foremost researchers in the area. The main emphasis is on the mammalian kidney, but the book also deals with the development of the transien excretory organs. It includes discussions of induction, proliferation, early cytodifferentiation and morphogenesis and organogenesis. This authoritative account will be valuable to developmental biologists and also to scientists working in paediatric nephrology. As it gives the background of normal development and of control systems, it will also be of use to nephrologists working on abnormalities in the urinary tract.

Preface
Ontogenesis of the vertebrate excretory system
Experimental methods to study kidney development
Morphogenetic tisse interactions in the kidney
Experimental tubulogenesis
Vascularization of the nephron
Concluding remarks
References
Author index
Subject index
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ISBN: 9780521301527
ISBN-10: 0521301521
Series: Developmental and Cell Biology Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 24th April 1987
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.44