Vol. 57 Nos. 11/12 (2013) pp.799-916

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A strong angiogenic response induced by a tumor bioptic specimen implanted on the top of the chick embryo chorioallantoic membrane. For more information, see Marinaccio et al., pp. 907-916 in the current issue.

Meeting Report

Mammalian Embryology Conference: celebrating the pioneering work of Andrzej K. Tarkowski (Warsaw, Poland, 25-26 October, 2013)
Magdalena Krupa, Aneta Suwińska and Marek Maleszewski
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 799-808

Review

The problem of the origin of primordial germ cells (PGCs) in vertebrates: historical review and a possible solution
Giovanni Pilato, Vera D’Urso, Fabio Viglianisi, Francesca Sammartano, Giorgio Sabella and Oscar Lisi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 809-819

Original Articles

Dual embryonic origin of the hyobranchial apparatus in the Mexican axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
Asya Davidian and Yegor Malashichev
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 821-828
Essential role of AWP1 in neural crest specification in Xenopus
Jeong-Han Seo, Dong-Seok Park, Mina Hong, Eun-Ju Chang and Sun-Cheol Choi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 829-836
Insulin-like growth factor 1 acts as an autocrine factor to improve early embryogenesis in vitro
Charmaine J. Green and Margot L. Day
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 837-844
The Oct4 promoter-EGFP transgenic rabbit: a new model for monitoring the pluripotency of rabbit stem cells
Mingru Yin, Zhenfu Fang, Weihua Jiang, Fengying Xing, Manxi Jiang, Pengcheng Kong, Yao Li, Xiaomei Zhou, Lan Tang, Shangang Li and Xuejin Chen
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 845-852
Remodeling of the myocardium in early trabeculation and cardiac valve formation; a role for TGFβ2
Boudewijn P.T. Kruithof, Marianna Kruithof-De-Julio, Robert E. Poelmann, Adriana C. Gittenberger-De-Groot, Vinciane Gaussin and Marie-José Goumans
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 853-863
AP-1c-Jun/FosB mediates xFoxD5b expression in Xenopus early developmental neurogenesis
Jaeho Yoon, Jung-Ho Kim, Ok-Joo Lee, Sung-Young Lee, Seung-Hwan Lee, Jae-Bong Park, Jae-Yong Lee, Sung-Chan Kim and Jaebong Kim
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 865-872
The expression and function of thymosin beta 10 in tooth germ development
Maho Shiotsuka, Hiroko Wada, Tamotsu Kiyoshima, Kengo Nagata, Hiroaki Fujiwara, Makiko Kihara, Kana Hasegawa, Hirotaka Someya, Ichiro Takahashi and Hidetaka Sakai
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 873-883

Technical Article

Matrigel supports neural, melanocytic and chondrogenic differentiation of trunk neural crest cells
Ana B. Ramos-Hryb, Meline C. Da-Costa, Andréa G. Trentin and Giordano W. Calloni
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 885-890

Short Communication

Sexual dimorphism of AMH, DMRT1 and RSPO1 localization in the developing gonads of six anuran species
Rafal P. Piprek, Anna Pecio, Katarzyna Laskowska-Kaszub,Jacek Z. Kubiak and Jacek M. Szymura
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 891-895

Developmental Expression Patterns

Identification and characterization of VEGF and FGF from Hydra
Lakshmi-Surekha Krishnapati and Surendra Ghaskadbi
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 897-906
Differential expression of angiogenic and anti-angiogenic molecules in the chick embryo chorioallantoic membrane and selected organs during embryonic development
Christian Marinaccio, Beatrice Nico and Domenico Ribatti
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2013) 57: 907-916

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