This series provides annual reviews of research topics in developmental biology/biochemistry, written from the perspectives of leading investigators in these fields. This volume of Advances in Developmental Biochemistry consists of seven chapters that review specific aspects of development in several different organisms including mollusks, flies and mice.
Advances in Developmental Biochemistry, Volume 5b, 1st Edition
Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (P.M. Wassarman). Genetic Control of Mesoderm Patterning and Differentation During Drosophila
Embryogenesis (M.Frasch and H.T. Nguyen). Acrosomal Proteins of Abalone Spermatozoa (V.D. Vacquier. W.J. Swanson, E.C. Metz, and C.D.Stout). Capacitation of the Mammalian Spermatozoon (G.S. Kopf, P.E. Visconti, and H. Galantino-Homer). Ovarian Nitric Oxide: A Local Regulator of Ovulation, Oocyte Maturation, and Luteal Function (L.M. Olson). The Regulation and Reprograming of Gene Expression in the Preimplantation Embryo (R.M. Schultz). Roles of Metalloprotease-Distintegrins in Cell-Cell Interactions and in the Cleavage of TNFa and NOTCH (C.P. Blobel). An Intimate Biochemistry: Egg-Regulated Acrosome Reactions of Mammalian Sperm (H.M. Florman, C. Arnoult, I.G. Kazam, C. Li, and C.M.B. O'Toole). Index.