developmental biology

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Science of the origin and development of the organism from fertilization of the oocyte to the end of the eighth week. Usually used to include all stages of prenatal life.
[embryo- + G. logos, study]

developmental biology,

n the study of life processes occurring during growth and maturation.
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Developmental biologist Kathy Niakan of the Francis Crick Institute in London and colleagues report in Development even more genes that work differently in mouse and human embryos.
PHOTO : Developmental biologist George Gassner (background) and electrical engineer Michael Line discuss liver pathology in a mummichog in which a tumor has been found.
He is a trained bioinformatician and a developmental biologist with a specific focus on adult stem cell research, and has extensive experience in combining the power of computers and data mining methods with state-of-the-art experimental techniques.
The mutants create the real effect, say Moens and other researchers, including developmental biologist Nathan Lawson of the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.
a developmental biologist at Monell who co-directed the study with Monell sensory scientist Paul Wise, Ph.
Frederick yore Saal, a developmental biologist at the University of Missouri-Columbia, disagrees, particularly in light of the research that's been presented in the years since that review.
At first, developmental biologist Stanley Sessions, at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, thought tiny parasites called flukes might be the culprit.
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences developmental biologist Dennis J.
Research on light detection beyond eyes and brains "has been neglected for some time," says developmental biologist Florian Raible of the University of Vienna.
Coauthor Jill Kreiling, a developmental biologist, adds, "We found something unusual going on neurologically, but we cannot say this is causing autism.
Hall, a developmental biologist at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada, who wrote about the research.
The work "highlights the importance of membrane potential and its role in development," says Simon Perathoner, a developmental biologist at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tubingen, Germany.

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