Vol. 44 No. 6 (2000) pp.511-748

Developmental Biology in Italy

Introductory papers

The rise of embryology in Italy: from the Renaissance to the early 20th century.
M De Felici and G Siracusa
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 515-521
The "Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn" and the history of embryology.
B Fantini
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 523-535
Molecularizing embryology: Alberto Monroy and the origins of Developmental Biology in Italy.
B Fantini
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 537-553
Valerio Monesi, a pioneer of modern Reproductive Biology.
G Siracusa and M Stefanini
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 555-557
On the present situation of Developmental Biology in Italy.
G Cossu and E Boncinelli
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 559-561
From a home-made laboratory to the Nobel Prize: an interview with Rita Levi Montalcini.
Giovanni Giudice
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 563-566
From human to sea urchin development: an interview with Giovanni Giudice.
Gabriella Sconzo
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 567-573

Germ Cell Development

Regulation of primordial germ cell development in the mouse.
M De Felici
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 575-580
Female sterile mutations and egg chamber development in Drosophila melanogaster.
S Gigliotti, D Rotoli, A Manzi, F Graziani and C Malva
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 581-589
Paracrine actions of oocytes in the mouse pre-ovulatory follicle.
A Salustri
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 591-597
The role of stem cell factor and of alternative c-kit gene products in the establishment, maintenance and function of germ cells.
C Sette, S Dolci, R Geremia and P Rossi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 599-608
Sperm-egg interaction at fertilization: glycans as recognition signals.
F Rosati, A Capone, C D Giovampaola, C Brettoni and R Focarelli
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 609-618

Developmental Genes

Multiple functions of Dlx genes.
G R Merlo, B Zerega, L Paleari, S Trombino, S Mantero and G Levi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 619-626
Homeobox genes in the genetic control of eye development.
G Lupo, M Andreazzoli, G Gestri, Y Liu, R Q He and G Barsacchi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 627-636
Homeobox genes and sea urchin development.
M Di Bernardo, D Bellomonte, S Castagnetti, R Melfi, P Oliveri and G Spinelli
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 637-643
Met signaling mutants as tools for developmental studies.
C Ponzetto, G Panté, C Prunotto', A Ieraci and F Maina
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 645-653
"Tissue" transglutaminase in animal development.
M Piacentini, C Rodolfo, M G Farrace and F Autuori
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 655-662
Otx and Emx homeobox genes in brain development.
C Cecchi, A Mallamaci and E Boncinelli
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 663-668
The role of Otx and Otp genes in brain development.
D Acampora, M P Postiglione, V Avantaggiato, M Di Bonito and A Simeone
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 669-677
Genetic and epigenetic control of midbrain dopaminergic neuron development.
C Perrone-Capano and U Di Porzio
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 679-687
Acetylcholine synthesis and neuron differentiation.
S Biagioni, A M Tata, A De Jaco and G Augusti-Tocco
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 689-697
Determination, diversification and multipotency of mammalian myogenic cells.
G Cossu, L De Angelis, U Borello, B Berarducci, V Buffa, C Sonnino, M Coletta, E Vivarelli, M Bouche, L Lattanzi, D Tosoni, S Di Donna, L Berghella, G Salvatori, P Murphy, M G Cusella-De Angelis and M Molinaro
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 699-706
Developmental control of chondrogenesis and osteogenesis.
R Cancedda, P Castagnola, F D Cancedda, B Dozin and R Quarto
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 707-714
Role of the extracellular matrix and growth factors in skull morphogenesis and in the pathogenesis of craniosynostosis.
P Carinci, E Becchetti and M Bodo
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 715-723

Adhesion Molecules in Development

Integrin function and regulation in development.
G Tarone, E Hirsch, M Brancaccio, M De Acetis, L Barberis, F Balzac, S F Retta, C Botta, F Altruda, L Silengo and F Retta
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 725-731
Cell-cell signaling and adhesion in phagocytosis and early development of Dictyostelium.
E Bracco, B Pergolizzi, B Peracino, E Ponte, A Balbo, A Mai, A Ceccarelli and S Bozzaro
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 733-742
The molecular organization of endothelial junctions and their functional role in vascular morphogenesis and permeability.
E Dejana, M G Lampugnani, O Martinez-Estrada and G Bazzoni
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2000) 44: 743-748

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