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]
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Now in an updated second edition, Dictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology lives up to its title with precise definitions of pertaining to the scientific field's research, discoveries, history, and notable figures.
Much of our understanding of developmental biology was generated by detailed observations and drawings.
Beyond the clinical implications, the study will likely accelerate the acquisition of knowledge in the field of developmental biology. For instance, the hESC-derived optic cup is much larger than the optic cup that Sasai and collaborators previously derived from mouse embryonic stem cells, suggesting that these cells contain innate species-specific instructions for building this eye structure.
"The improved image quality, better working distance and enhanced fluorescence provides researchers with significant advantages in working with advanced applications such as stem cell research and developmental biology, and has already proven effective in important research studies such as reprogramming cells."
"I chose to apply for this grant because evolutionary developmental biology is something that has absolutely fascinated me for a few years, but I have never been able to actually get any hands on experience, I just loved the theory.
Zebrafish (Danio rerio) have Ions been used as a model organism in cellular and developmental biology. Recently, researchers have begun to study zebra fish behaviors.
Last year, Syngenta entered into a five-year research collaboration with the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology in Beijing on the development of novel agronomic traits for key crops such as corn, soybean, wheat, sugar beet and sugar cane.
How Sexist Is Aristotle's Developmental Biology?, DEVIN M.
Published on behalf of the Society for In Vitro Biology, "In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology" will be produced six times a year to cover the latest research, techniques and developments related to in vitro cultivation of cells, tissue, organs or tumors from invertebrates and vertebrates.
Researchers, led by Dr Stanislav Gorb, from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tubingen, Germany, found that the spiders used the sticky material to cling to the sides of vertical glass surfaces.

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