Vol. 43 No. 4 (1999) pp.283-372

July 1999

Cover legend

Larva of Xenopus laevis without heart. The heart primordium was removed at the early tailbud stage and the embryo was raised for 12 days. In the experimental series, the extirpated heart anlage was rescued by transplantation of heart tissue cultured under in vitro conditions. For details see "Amphibian embryos as a model system for organ engineering: in vitro induction and rescue of the heart anlage" by H. Grunz in this issue.

Minireview

Asymmetry of cilia and of mice and men.
B A Afzelius
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 283-286

Original articles

Altered Hox expression and increased cell death distinguish Hypodactyly from Hoxa13 null mice.
L C Post and J W Innis
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 287-294
Misexpression of the RNA-binding protein ELRB in Xenopus presumptive neurectoderm induces proliferation arrest and programmed cell death.
M Perron, M P Furrer, M Wegnez and L Théodore
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 295-303
The CNS midline cells and spitz class genes are required for proper patterning of Drosophila ventral neuroectoderm.
C M Lee, D S Yu, S T Crews and S H Kim
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 305-315
Cell lineage analysis of pattern formation in the Tubifex embryo. I. Segmentation in the mesoderm.
A Goto, K Kitamura and T Shimizu
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 317-327
Evidence that platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) action is required for mesoderm patterning in early amphibian (Xenopus laevis) embryogenesis.
J S Ghil and H M Chung
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 329-334
N-CAM is not required for initiation of secondary chondrogenesis: the role of N-CAM in skeletal condensation and differentiation.
J Fang and B K Hall
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 335-342
IGF-I, IGF-II and insulin promote differentiation of spermatogonia to primary spermatocytes in organ culture of newt testes.
Y Nakayama, T Yamamoto and S I Abé
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 343-347
Characterization of stage-specific embryonic antigen-1 (SSEA-1) expression during early development of the turkey embryo.
S D'Costa and J N Petitte
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 349-356

Short contributions

Hoxb-5 is expressed in gill arch 5 during pharyngeal arch development of flounder Paralichthys olivaceus embryos.
T Suzuki, A S Srivastava and T Kurokawa
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 357-359
Amphibian embryos as a model system for organ engineering: in vitro induction and rescue of the heart anlage.
H Grunz
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (1999) 43: 361-364

The International Journal of Developmental Biology
ISSN 1696-3547 (online) and 0214-6282 (print)