Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Birkhäuser - Birkhäuser BioSciences | Assembly of the Vasculature and Its Regulation

Assembly of the Vasculature and Its Regulation

Tomanek, Robert J. (Ed.)

2002, XVII, 279 p.

A product of Birkhäuser Basel
Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$169.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-1-4612-0109-0

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$299.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-0-8176-4229-7

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$219.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-1-4612-6616-7

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • About this book

The overall scope of this new series will be to evolve an understanding of the genetic basis of (1) how early mesoderm commits to cells of a heart lineage that progressively and irreversibly assemble into a segmented, primary heart tube that can be remodeled into a four-chambered organ, and (2) how blood vessels are derived and assembled both in the heart and in the body. Our central aim is to establish a four-dimensional, spatiotemporal foundation for the heart and blood vessels that can be genetically dissected for function and mechanism. Since Robert DeHaan's seminal chapter "Morphogenesis of the Vertebrate Heart" published in Organogenesis (Holt Rinehart & Winston, NY) in 1965, there have been surprisingly few books devoted to the subject of cardiovascular mor­ phogenesis, despite the enormous growth of interest that occurred nationally and internationally. Most writings on the subject have been scholarly compilations of the proceedings of major national or international symposia or multiauthored volumes, often without a specific theme. What is missing are the unifying concepts that can make sense out of a burgeoning database of facts. The Editorial Board of this new series believes the time has come for a book series dedicated to cardio­ vascular morphogenesis that will serve not only as an important archival and didac­ tic reference source for those who have recently come into the field but also as a guide to the evolution of afield that is clearly coming of age.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » biology - brain - cell - cell biology - central nervous system - development - developmental biology - embryo - migration - molecular mechanisms - placenta - regulation

Related subjects » Birkhäuser BioSciences

Table of contents 

Preface by Robert J. Tomanek * Werner Risau 1953-1998 by Georg Breier and Ingo Flamme * The Development of Blood Vessels: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms by Peter Carmeliet * The Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors and their Receptors during Embryonic Vascular Development by Ingo Flamme and Georg Breier * The Ties that Bind: Emerging Concepts About the Structure and Function of Angiopoietins and their Receptors in Angiogenesis by Chitra Suri and George D. Yancopoulos * Extracellular Matrix in the Regulation of Angiogenesis by Jingsong Xu and Peter Brooks * The Role of Cell Adhesion Receptors in Vascular Development: An Overview by Paul Robson, Susan Pichla, Bin Zhou, H. Scott Baldwin * Development and Differentiation of Vascular Smooth Muscle by Mark W. Majesky, Xiu-Rong Dong, Po-Tsan Ku * Vascular Development of the Heart by Robert J. Tomanek, Xinping Yue, Wei Zheng * Vascular Development of Brain and Spinal Cord by Haymo Kurz and Bodo Christ * Vascular Development of the Kidney by R. Ariel Gomez, Maria L.S. Sequeira Lopez * Vascular Development of the Lung by Daphne E. deMello, Lynne M. Reid * Vascularization of the Placenta by Ronald J. Torry, Joanna Schwartz, Donald S. Torry * Index

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Cell Biology.