Vol. 46 No. 4 (2002) pp.337-692

Developmental Biology in Australia and New Zealand

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Satellite view of Australia and New Zealand, the latter partially covered by clouds. The corresponding national flags are also shown.

Introductory papers

Developmental biology in Australia and New Zealand.
Brian Key and Ian McLennan
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 341-351
The emergence of the field of developmental biology in Australia.
Brian Key
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 353-356
Profile of the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland.
John Mattick
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 357-359
Profile of the Adelaide Centre for the Molecular Genetics of Development.
Robert Saint
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 361-362
Making waves down under: the Australian Developmental Biology Workshop.
Peter Koopman
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 363-364

Signalling in development

Diverse requirements for Notch signalling in mammals.
Duncan B Sparrow, Melanie Clements, Sarah L Withington, Annabelle N Scott, Jiri Novotny, David Sillence, Kenro Kusumi, Rosa S P Beddington and Sally L Dunwoodie
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 365-374
The role of the Eph-ephrin signalling system in the regulation of developmental patterning.
Mark G Coulthard, Shannon Duffy, Michelle Down, Betty Evans, Maryanne Power, Fiona Smith, Con Stylianou, Sabine Kleikamp, Andrew Oates, Martin Lackmann, Gordon F Burns and Andrew W Boyd
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 375-384
Conserved modularity and potential for alternate splicing in mouse and human Slit genes.
Melissa Little, Bree Rumballe, Kylie Georgas, Toshiya Yamada and Rohan D Teasdale
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 385-391
The structure and function of vertebrate fibroblast growth factor receptor 1.
Casper Groth and Michael Lardelli
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 393-400

Regulatory genes in development

Twist functions in mouse development.
Meredith P O'Rourke and Patrick P L Tam
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 401-413
NK-2 class homeobox genes and pharyngeal/oral patterning: Nkx2-3 is required for salivary gland and tooth morphogenesis.
Christine Biben, Cheng-Chun Wang and Richard P Harvey
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 415-422
The Drosophila retained/dead ringer gene and ARID gene family function during development.
Tetyana Shandala, R Daniel Kortschak and Robert Saint
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 423-430
Efficient Cre-mediated deletion in cardiac progenitor cells conferred by a 3'UTR-ires-Cre allele of the homeobox gene Nkx2-5.
Edouard G Stanley, Christine Biben, Andrew Elefanty, Louise Barnett, Frank Koentgen, Lorraine Robb and Richard P Harvey
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 431-439
Isolation and characterisation of the chick orthologue of the Opitz syndrome gene, Mid1, supports a conserved role in vertebrate development.
Joy M Richman, Katherine K Fu, Liza L Cox, Jane P Sibbons and Timothy C Cox
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 441-448

Embryo, tissue and organ development

Embryonic stem cell differentiation and the analysis of mammalian development.
Stephen J Rodda, Steven J Kavanagh, Joy Rathjen and Peter D Rathjen
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 449-458
The expression of the imprinted gene Ipl is restricted to extra-embryonic tissues and embryonic lateral mesoderm during early mouse development.
Sally L Dunwoodie and Rosa S P Beddington
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 459-466
Dynamin-dependent endocytosis is necessary for convergent-extension movements in Xenopus animal cap explants.
Oliver Jarrett, Jennifer L Stow, Alpha S Yap and Brian Key
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 467-473
The role of homeotic genes in determining the segmental pattern of chordotonal organs in Drosophila.
Darren C C Wong and David J Merritt
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 475-481
Developmental biology of zebrafish myeloid cells.
Meredith O Crowhurst, Judith E Layton and Graham J Lieschke
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 483-492
Pathways in blood and vessel development revealed through zebrafish genetics.
Philip S Crosier, Maggie L Kalev-Zylinska, Christopher J Hall, Maria Vega C Flores, Julia A Horsfield and Kathryn E Crosier
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 493-502
Charting the course of ovarian development in vertebrates.
Kelly A Loffler and Peter Koopman
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 503-510
Genetic studies define MAGUK proteins as regulators of epithelial cell polarity.
Georgina Caruana
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 511-518
Fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 (FGFR4) expression in newborn murine calvaria and primary osteoblast cultures.
Simon Cool, Rebecca Jackson, Paul Pincus, Ian Dickinson and Victor Nurcombe
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 519-523

Neuromuscular development

BMPs and BMP receptors in mouse metanephric development: in vivo and in vitro studies.
Gemma Martinez, Yuji Mishina and John F Bertram
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 525-533
PAX genes in development and disease: the role of PAX2 in urogenital tract development.
Michael R Eccles, Shujie He, Michael Legge, Rajiv Kumar, Jody Fox, Chaoming Zhou, Michelle French and Robert W S Tsai
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 535-544
Exogenous Slit2 does not affect ureteric branching or nephron formation during kidney development.
Michael Piper, Victor Nurcombe, Lorine Wilkinson and Melissa Little
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 545-550
Elucidating the molecular mechanisms that underlie the target control of motoneuron death.
Glen B Banks and Peter G Noakes
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 551-558
The transforming growth factor-betas: multifaceted regulators of the development and maintenance of skeletal muscles, motoneurons and Schwann cells.
Ian S McLennan and Kyoko Koishi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 559-567
Distribution of neurotrophin receptors in the mouse neuromuscular system.
Philip W Sheard, Khalid Musaad and Marilyn J Duxson
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 569-575
The role of p53 in vivo during skeletal muscle post-natal development and regeneration: studies in p53 knockout mice.
Jason D White, Collins Rachel, Royce Vermeulen, Marilyn Davies and Miranda D Grounds
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 577-582

Nervous system development

Role of hlx1 in zebrafish brain morphogenesis.
Jensen T Hjorth, Robin M Connor and Brian Key
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 583-596
Patterning of the vertebrate ventral spinal cord.
Alisa Poh, Asanka Karunaratne, Gabriel Kolle, Ning Huang, Emma Smith, Joanna Starkey, Daying Wen, Ian Wilson, Toshiya Yamada and Murray Hargrave
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 597-608
Development of axon pathways in the zebrafish central nervous system.
Jensen Hjorth and Brian Key
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 609-619
Axon guidance receptors direct growth cone pathfinding: rivalry at the leading edge.
Helen M Cooper
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 621-631
Homeotic genes influence the axonal pathway of a Drosophila embryonic sensory neuron.
David J Merritt and Paul M Whitington
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 633-638
Multiple axon guidance cues establish the olfactory topographic map: how do these cues interact?
James A St John, Heidi J Clarris and Brian Key
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 639-647
Expression of neurexin ligands, the neuroligins and the neurexophilins, in the developing and adult rodent olfactory bulb.
Heidi J Clarris, Sonja McKeown and Brian Key
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 649-652
Global gene expression analysis of developing neocortex using SAGE.
Seong-Seng Tan, Jenny Gunnersen and Christopher Job
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 653-660
Heparan sulfates isolated from adult neural progenitor cells can direct phenotypic maturation.
Hiram Chipperfield, Kuldip S Bedi, Simon M Cool and Victor Nurcombe
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 661-670

Evolution and development

Coral development: from classical embryology to molecular control.
Eldon E Ball, David C Hayward, John S Reece-Hoyes, Nikki R Hislop, Gabrielle Samuel, Robert Saint, Peter L Harrison and David J Miller
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 671-678
Ecological regulation of development: induction of marine invertebrate metamorphosis.
Daniel Jackson, Sally P Leys, Veronica F Hinman, Rick Woods, Martin F Lavin and Bernard M Degnan
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 679-686
Evolution and developmental expression of nuclear receptor genes in the ascidian Herdmania.
Christine Devine, Veronica F Hinman and Bernard M Degnan
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2002) 46: 687-692

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