developmental biology

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em·bry·ol·o·gy

(em'brē-ol'ŏ-jē),
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]
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The images--of embryos of a green alga called Volvox--make an ideal test case to understand how a remarkably similar process works in early animal development.
Animal Development Manager Simon Marsh recalled: "Vladimir was a total wimp, even though Tschuna was tiny next to him.
References [6-9] note that studying growth is based on the fact that animal development depends to a greater extent on body weight.
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elegans as an organism that was ideal for experiments, enabling scientists to link genetic analysis to animal development, following the process under the microscope.
In other words, the nervous system evolved more than once, a finding published Wednesday by the journal Nature that challenges long-standing theories about animal development.
The authors are sincerely grateful and thankful to the colleagues in Department of Biophysics and Research Center for Animal Development Applied Biology at Islamic Azad University of Mashhad (Mashhad, Iran) for their help and kind support.
Other studies have turned up similar examples of microbial power in animal development. Females of the parasitic wasp Asobara tabida need a Wolbachia bacterial strain in order to form wasp eggs.
Role of microRNAs in plant and animal development. Science 301 (5631):336-338.
The topics include apoptotic and nonapaptotic caspase functions in animal development, the mitochondrial regulation of cell death, the endolysosomal system in cell death and survival, the role of the apoptotic machinery in tumor suppression, the role of apoptosis-induced proliferation for regeneration and cancer, mammalian programmed necrosis in inflammatory diseases, and autophagy and neuronal cell death in neurological disorders.
"You can sort of glean the logic of animal development in this difference," says Ren.

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