Vol. 46 No. 3 (2002) pp.267-336

May 2002

Cover legend

The cover picture illustrates that in the tip of the monopodially growing hydrozoon Dynamena pumila, chitin is deposited almost exclusively where the tissue contacts the outer skeleton (staining with Calcofluor White M2R). For more details, see article by Berking et al. in the present issue.


Developmental roles of heparan sulfate proteoglycans: a comparative review in Drosophila, mouse and human.
Marc Princivalle and Ariane de Agostini
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 267-278

Original articles

A dynamic requirement for community interactions during Xenopus myogenesis.
Henrietta J Standley, Aaron M Zorn and John B Gurdon
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 279-283
Retinal homeobox genes and the role of cell proliferation in cavefish eye degeneration.
Allen G Strickler, Kuburat Famuditimi and William R Jeffery
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 285-294
Expression of the mediators of dioxin toxicity, aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) and the AHR nuclear translocator (ARNT), is developmentally regulated in mouse teeth.
Carin Sahlberg, Raimo Pohjanvirta, Yuguang Gao, Satu Alaluusua, Jouko Tuomisto and Pirjo-Liisa Lukinmaa
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 295-300
A shoot meristem-like organ in animals; monopodial and sympodial growth in Hydrozoa.
Stefan Berking, Marco Hesse and Klaus Herrmann
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 301-308

Technical article

Selecting karyophilic DNA cis elements in Xenopus laevis oocytes; a new approach.
Marco Marcello, Roger Fischer, Helmut Tröster, Michael F Trendelenburg and Georg Sczakiel
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 309-316

Short communications

Histone methylation defines epigenetic asymmetry in the mouse zygote.
Katharine L Arney, Siqin Bao, Andrew J Bannister, Tony Kouzarides and M Azim Surani
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 317-320
The ash2 gene is involved in Drosophila wing development.
Montserrat Amorós, Montserrat Corominas, Peter Deák and Florenci Serras
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 321-324
Retinoic acid response element in HOXA-7 regulatory region affects the rate, not the formation of anterior boundary expression.
Myoung H Kim, Jae S Shin, Sungdo Park, Man-Wook Hur, Mi-Ok Lee, Hyoungwoo Park and Chul-Sang Lee
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 325-328
Planarian pharynx regeneration revealed by the expression of myosin heavy chain-A.
Tomoko Sakai, Kentaro Kato, Kenji Watanabe and Hidefumi Orii
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 329-332
TGF-beta3 is required for the adhesion and intercalation of medial edge epithelial cells during palate fusion.
Consuelo Tudela, Miguel-Angel Formoso, Tamara Martínez, Raquel Pérez, Marta Aparicio, Carmen Maestro, Aurora Del Río, Elena Martínez, Mark Ferguson and Concepción Martínez-Alvarez
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 333-336

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