Vol. 54 No. 5 (2010) pp.761-777

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Effect of Sertoli cell-specific Dicer ablation in mice. Reproductive tract of mutant male at two months of age displays severely reduced testis sizes (right) compared to wildtype control (left). For further details, see article by Kim et al. (pp. 867-875) in the present issue.

Reviews

On the origin of amniotic stem cells: of mice and men
Mariya P. Dobreva, Paulo N.G. Pereira, Jan Deprest and An Zwijsen
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 761-777
Molecular and cellular machinery of gonadal differentiation in mammals
Rafal P. Piprek
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 779-786

Original Articles

Roles of Src family kinase signaling during fertilization and the first cell cycle in the marine protostome worm Cerebratulus
Stephen A. Stricker, David J. Carroll and Wai L. Tsui
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 787-793
An organizing region in metamorphosing hydrozoan planula larvae - stimulation of axis formation in both larval and in adult tissue
Melanie Stumpf, Britta Will, Karola Wittig, Jennifer Kasper, Benjamin Fischer, Jürgen Schmich, Stefanie Seipp and Thomas Leitz
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 795-802
Chromatin states of developmentally-regulated genes revealed by DNA and histone methylation patterns in zebrafish embryos
Leif C. Lindeman, Cecilia L. Winata, Håvard Aanes, Sinnakaruppan Mathavan, Peter Aleström and Philippe Collas
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 803-813
A novel role for Glucocorticoid-Induced TNF Receptor Ligand (Gitrl) in early embryonic zebrafish development
Lynn D. Poulton, Kathleen F. Nolan, Corina Anastasaki, Herman Waldmann and E. Elizabeth Patton
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 815-825
Developmental potential of embryonic cells in a nucleocytoplasmic hybrid formed using a goldfish haploid nucleus and loach egg cytoplasm
Takafumi Fujimoto, Taiju Saito, Suzu Sakao, Katsutoshi Arai and Etsuro Yamaha
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 827-835
Zebrafish grainyhead-like1 is a common marker of different non-keratinocyte epidermal cell lineages, which segregate from each other in a Foxi3-dependent manner
Martina Jänicke, Björn Renisch and Matthias Hammerschmidt
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 837-850
Creating frog heart as an organ: in vitro-induced heart functions as a circulatory organ in vivo
Masayoshi Kinoshita, Takashi Ariizumi, Shinsuke Yuasa, Shunichirou Miyoshi, Shinji Komazaki, Keiichi Fukuda and Makoto Asashima
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 851-856
Life-giving caspases: revealing new roles during mouse embryo preimplantation development
Dolores Busso, Calixto Dominguez, Tomas Perez-Acle and Ricardo D. Moreno
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 857-865
Dicer is required for Sertoli cell function and survival
Gwang-Jin Kim, Ina Georg, Harry Scherthan, Matthias Merkenschlager, Florian Guillou, Gerd Scherer and Francisco Barrionuevo
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 867-875

Technical Articles

Feeder- and serum-free establishment and expansion of human induced pluripotent stem cells
Mehdi Totonchi, Adeleh Taei, Ali Seifinejad, Mohammadsharif Tabebordbar, Hassan Rassouli, Ali Farrokhi, Hamid Gourabi, Nasser Aghdami, Ghasem Hosseini-Salekdeh and Hossein Baharvand
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 877-886
Modeling and quantification of cancer cell invasion through collagen type I matrices
Olivier De Wever, An Hendrix, Astrid De Boeck, Wendy Westbroek,Geert Braems, Shahin Emami, Michèle Sabbah, Christian Gespach and Marc Bracke
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 887-896

Developmental Expression Patterns

Evolving expression patterns of the homeotic gene Scr in insects
Karla D. Passalacqua, Steven Hrycaj, Najmus Mahfooz and Aleksandar Popadic
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 897-904
Expression of protocadherin-19 in the nervous system of the embryonic zebrafish
Qin Liu, Yun Chen, Fumitaka Kubota, Jean J. Pan and Tohru Murakami
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 905-911
A Sox5 gene is expressed in the myogenic lineage during trout embryonic development
Pierre-Yves Rescan and Cecile Ralliere
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 913-918
Identification and gastrointestinal expression of Xenopus laevis FoxF2
Valérie A. McLin, Rina Shah, Neekita P. Desai and Milan Jamrich
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 919-924
Molecular cloning of chicken Cecr2 and its expression during chicken embryo development
Jingchen Chen, Gabriela Morosan-Puopolo, Fangping Dai, Jianlin Wang and Beate Brand-Saberi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 925-929
Bmp4-directed nuclear cyan fluorescent protein provides a tool for live imaging and reveals cellular resolution of Bmp4 expression patterns during embryogenesis
Chuan-Wei Jang, Liang Gao, Mary E. Dickinson and Richard R. Behringer
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 931-938
Otx2 expression is restricted to dopaminergic neurons of the ventral tegmental area in the adult brain
Michela Di Salvio, Luca G. Di Giovannantonio, Daniela Omodei, Dario Acampora and Antonio Simeone
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2010) 54: 939-945

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