Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Differentiation in Gonad Development

Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Differentiation in Gonad Development

by Rafal P. Piprek (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319811673
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/02/2018
Series: Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation , #58
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 434
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Early Development of the Gonads – Origin and Differentiation of the Somatic Cells of the Genital Ridges.- The formation and migration of primordial germ cells in mouse and man.- The Gonadal Supporting Cell Lineage and Mammalian Sex Determination: the Differentiation of Sertoli and Granulosa Cells.- Mesonephric cell migration into the gonads and vascularization are processes crucial for testis development.- Origin and Differentiation of Androgen-producing Cells in the Gonads.- Germ cell commitment to oogenic versus spermatogenic pathway - the role of retinoic acid.- Ovarian Folliculogenesis.- Control of oocyte growth and development by intercellular communication within the follicular niche.- Biology of the Sertoli cell in the Fetal, Pubertal and Adult Mammalian Testis.- Mechanisms Regulating Spermatogonial Differentiation.- Stem cells in mammalian gonads.- A Role of microRNAs in Cell Differentiation during Gonad Development.- The Battle of the Sexes: Human Sex Development and its Disorders.- Methods for the study of gonadal development.

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