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Gene Expression and Cell-Cell Interactions in the Developing Nervous System

  • Jean M. Lauder
  • Philip G. Nelson

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 181)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Perspectives

    1. M. Nirenberg, K. Krueger, A. Rotter, S. Wilson, H. Higashida
      Pages 15-16
  3. Molecular Genetics and Gene Expression

    1. A. Devillers-Thiery, J. Giraudat, M. Bentaboulet, A. Klarsfeld, J. P. Changeux
      Pages 17-29
    2. William E. Hahn, Nirupa Chaudhari
      Pages 31-42
    3. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Antonio Gonzalez, Song Hou-Yan, Bruce Wentworth, Paul Dobner
      Pages 65-86
    4. William J. Dreyer, Janet M. Roman
      Pages 87-97
    5. Francis Crepel, Jean-Luc Dupont, Robert Gardette
      Pages 99-113
  4. Cell-Cell Interactions and Epigenetic Influences

    1. Stanley Hoffman, Gerald M. Edelman
      Pages 147-160
    2. J. R. Wolff, V. J. Balcar, T. Zetzsche, H. Böttcher, D. E. Schmechel, B. M. Chronwall
      Pages 215-239
    3. Mark C. Fishman
      Pages 241-246
    4. Mark C. Fishman, Phillip G. Nelson
      Pages 247-252
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 253-259

About this book

Introduction

The dramatic advances in molecular genetics are becoming incorporated into neurobiologic studies at an ever increasing rate. In developmental neurobiology, the importance of cell­ cell interactions for neurogenesis and gene expression is be­ ginning to be understood in terms of the molecular bases for these interactions. This book seeks to emphasize the importance of molecular technology in the study of neurogenetic mechanisms and to explore the possible relationships between specific cell­ cell interactions and regulated gene expression in the develop­ ing nervous ~stem. This volume consists of nineteen chapters which address ques­ tions of gene expression and the importance of cell-cell interac­ tions as key factors in the developing nervous ~stem. Rather than viewing these two processes as separate mechanisms, as the organi­ zation of these chapters might suggest, we would like to emphasize the interplay of these genetic and epigenetic influences in all phases of neural ontogeny, a concept which is made clear by the subject matter of the contributions themselves. The authors of these chapters were participants in selected ~mposia from the Fourth Congress of the International Society of Developmental Neuroscience held in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 3-7, 1983.

Keywords

Nervous System cell gene gene expression genes genetics influence molecular genetics neurobiology neurogenesis neuroscience

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean M. Lauder
    • 1
  • Philip G. Nelson
    • 2
  1. 1.University of North Carolina School of MedicineChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.National Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-4868-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1984
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-4870-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-4868-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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