Vol. 38 No. 2 (1994) pp.131-404

Developmental Biology in Japan


Experimental embryology in Japan, 1930-1960. A historical background of developmental biology in Japan.
T S Okada
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 135-154
A view of amphibian embryology research in Japan through the scientific biography of Professor Osamu Nakamura.
Makoto Asashima
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 155-165
Egg-jelly signal molecules for triggering the acrosome reaction in starfish spermatozoa.
M Hoshi, T Nishigaki, A Ushiyama, T Okinaga, K Chiba and M Matsumoto
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 167-174
Early events in the histo- and cytogenesis of the vertebrate CNS.
J Nakai and S Fujita
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 175-183
Cell reproduction: induction of M-phase events by cyclin-dependent cdc2 kinase.
T Kishimoto
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 185-191
Localization of mitochondrial large rRNA in germinal granules and the consequent segregation of germ line.
S Kobayashi, R Amikura and M Okada
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 193-199
Initiation and stimulation of spermatogenesis in vitro by mammalian follicle-stimulating hormone in the Japanese newt, Cynops pyrrhogaster.
S I Abé and Z S Ji
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 201-208
Remodeling of sperm chromatin induced in egg extracts of amphibians.
C Katagiri and K Ohsumi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 209-216
Endocrine regulation of gametogenesis in fish.
Y Nagahama
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 217-229
Genes that are involved in Bombyx body plan and silk gene regulation.
Y Suzuki
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 231-235
Allorecognition in compound ascidians.
Y Saito, E Hirose and H Watanabe
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 237-247
Temporal control of gene expression from endogenous and exogenously-introduced DNAs in early embryogenesis of Xenopus laevis.
K Shiokawa, R Kurashima and J Shinga
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 249-255
Control of cell differentiation and morphogenesis in amphibian development.
A Fukui and M Asashima
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 257-266
Aspects of morphogenesis and cytodifferentiation of endoderm offered by organ culture techniques.
T Mizuno
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 267-272
Regulation of pepsinogen gene expression in epithelial cells of vertebrate stomach during development.
S Yasugi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 273-279
Rostrocaudal polarity formation of chick optic tectum.
H Nakamura, N Itasaki and T Matsuno
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 281-286
Mechanisms of the proliferation and differentiation of plant cells in cell culture systems.
H Fukuda, M Ito, M Sugiyama and A Komamine
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 287-299
The brain secretory peptides that control moulting and metamorphosis of the silkmoth, Bombyx mori.
H Ishizaki and A Suzuki
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 301-310
Regulation of cell differentiation and pattern formation in Dictyostelium development.
I Takeuchi, M Tasaka, K Okamoto and Y Maeda
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 311-319
Genes involved in the dedifferentiation of plant cells.
T Nagata, S Ishida, S Hasezawa and Y Takahashi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 321-327
Multiple functions of raf proto-oncogene during development from analysis of a temperature-sensitive mutation of Drosophila.
M Hata, Y H Inoue, M A Yoo and Y Nishida
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 329-335
A long polypyrimidine:polypurine sequence in 5' flanking region of arylsulfatase gene of sea urchin embryo.
T Yamamoto, K Akasaka, S Irie and H Shimada
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 337-344
Regionally and hormonally regulated expression of genes of collagen and collagenase in the anuran larval skin.
K Oofusa, S Yomori and K Yoshizato
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 345-350
Sorting out of limb bud cells in monolayer culture.
N Wada and H Ide
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 351-356
The loss of gap junctional cell-to-cell communication is coupled with dedifferentiation of retinal pigmented epithelial cells in the course of transdifferentiation into the lens.
R Kodama and G Eguchi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 357-364
Lens-specific activity of the chicken delta 1-crystallin enhancer in the mouse.
Y Takahashi, K Hanaoka, K Goto and H Kondoh
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 365-368
Transdifferentiation of pigmented multipotent epithelium during morphallactic development of budding tunicates.
K Kawamura and S Fujiwara
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 369-377
Differential expression of alpha N-catenin and N-cadherin during early development of chicken embryos.
S Hirano and M Takeichi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 379-384
Strain difference in establishment of mouse embryonic stem (ES) cell lines.
E Kawase, H Suemori, N Takahashi, K Okazaki, K Hashimoto and N Nakatsuji
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 385-390
Tenascin expression and postnatal development of the human prostate.
T Shiraishi, H Kato, S Komada, H Imai, Y Hirokawa, I Kusano, R Yatani and T Sakakura
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 391-395
Predominant melanogenesis and lentoidogenesis in vitro from multipotent pineal cells by dimethyl sulfoxide and hexamethylene bisacetamide.
H Orii, M Hyuga, M Mochii, J Kosaka, G Eguchi and K Watanabe
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1994) 38: 397-404

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