Essentials of Domestic Animal Embryology

Essentials of Domestic Animal Embryology

by Poul Hyttel, Fred Sinowatz, Morten Vejlsted, Keith Betteridge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0702028991

ISBN-13: 9780702028991

Pub. Date: 12/20/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This reference on veterinary embryology covers general embryology, i.e. the development from the formation of the gametes over fertilization and initial embryogenesis up to the stage where organ formation is initiated, and special embryology, i.e. the development of the organ systems. Moreover, the book also includes a section on teratology, one on assisted

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This reference on veterinary embryology covers general embryology, i.e. the development from the formation of the gametes over fertilization and initial embryogenesis up to the stage where organ formation is initiated, and special embryology, i.e. the development of the organ systems. Moreover, the book also includes a section on teratology, one on assisted reproductive technologies and one on veterinary and societal aspects. Written with the veterinary student in mind, this textbook is written in an accessible style with high quality colour illustrations and line drawings.

• Succinct and accessible
• 300 high-quality colour illustrations
• Written for undergraduates and invaluable for graduates wishing to brush up

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702028991
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/20/2009
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface ix

Foreword xi

Acknowledgements xiii

1 History of Embryology Poul Hyttel Gábor Vajta 1

2 Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms in Embryonic Development Morten Vejlsted 13

3 Comparative Reproduction Morten Vejlsted 25

4 Gametogenesis Poul Hyttel 32

5 Fertilization Fred Sinowatz 56

6 Embryo Cleavage and Blastulation Morten Vejlsted 68

7 Gastrulation, Body Folding and Coelom Formation Morten Vejlsted 79

8 Neurulation Fred Sinowatz 95

9 Comparative Placentation Morten Vejlsted 104

10 Development of the Central and Peripheral Nervous System Fred Sinowatz 120

11 Eye and Ear Fred Sinowatz 163

12 Development of the Blood Cells, Heart and Vascular System Poul Hyttel 182

13 Development of the Immune System Morten Vejlsted 208

14 Development of the Gastro-pulmonary System Poul Hyttel 216

15 Development of the Urogenital System Fred Sinowatz 252

16 Musculo-skeletal System Fred Sinowatz 286

17 The Integumentary System Fred Sinowatz 317

18 Comparative Listing of Developmental Chronology Poul Hyttel 330

19 Teratology Fred Sinowatz 338

20 The Chicken and Mouse as Models of Embryology Palle Serup (chicken) Ernst-Martin Füchtbauer (mouse) 383

21 Assisted Reproduction Technologies Gábor Vajta Henrik Callesen Gry Boe-Hansen Vanessa Hal Poul Hyttel 402

Index 435

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