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Imaginal Discs The Genetic and Cellular Logic of Pattern Formation (Developmental and Cell Biology Series) by Lewis I. Held Jr

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Cellular development,
  • Developmental biology,
  • Genetics (non-medical),
  • Morphogenesis,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Cytology,
  • Developmental Genetics,
  • Science,
  • Molecular aspects,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics,
  • Life Sciences - Cytology,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Developmental Biology,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Drosophila melanogaster--Genetics,
  • Science / Developmental Biology,
  • Drosophila melanogaster,
  • Embryology,
  • Genetics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7747202M
ISBN 100521584450
ISBN 109780521584456

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  Imaginal Discs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many of genes of Drosophila are involved in the development of i Ratings: 0. Shortly after the late third instar rise in HE titer, the BR-C is transcriptionally upregulated in imaginal discs and acts to repress transcription of a Sb serine protease inhibitor. Sb expression is also induced by the increase in hormone titer, and its product mediates elongation. At approximately 3 to 4 hr AP, BR-C protein expression undergoes an isoform switch, leading to . (which is why imaginal discs are such a good model system). First of all, the imaginal cells have a high rate of proliferation. They can divide up to every 10 hours during the 4 days of larval life. In the case of the mature wing disc (the largest of all the discs), this results in a final size of approximat Size: KB. Live imaging of imaginal discs. The imaginal disc culture is subjected to the time-lapse imaging using an upright or inverted confocal laser scanning microscope. Here, we describe an example of live imaging of cell competition between polarized and nonpolarized cells in eye-antennal discs using both upright and inverted microscopes.

  The Imaginal Cells communicate more, creating larger and larger cooperative networks until they eventually hit a tipping point. And a butterfly is born. If you never knew about the process of metamorphosis, you would assume the caterpillar just consumes and consumes, until it exhausts its environment.   Imaginal discs, their embryonic primordia, and adult cuticular products. The location of imaginal tissue primordia is represented at the cellular blastoderm stage (top), with corresponding numbering in larval (middle) and adult (bottom) orientation is indicated by the perpendicular arrows (A anterior, P posterior, D dorsal, V ventral).T1 to T3 represent Cited by: Imaginal Discs would be a useful read for anyone interested in pattern formation generally, and should be required for workers in Drosophila patterning.'BioEssays, 'This book most certainly fulfils its promise as a comprehensive reference guide and is . Imaginal Discs in Insects Paperback – Septem by Henry Sherring Pratt (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback $ 2 Cited by: 2.

Imaginal discs Imaginal Discs. The Genetic and Cellular Logic of Pattern Formation() Lewis I. Held Cambridge University Press. Price £ pp. ISBN Reviewed by Danny Brower Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology Life Sciences South PO Box , TUCSON AZ , USA. This book is not for the faint of heart. Imaginal cells are the ones that create the incredible process of metamorphosis that occurs when a caterpillar changes into a butterfly. These cells hold all the potential for the future, but initially they act separately, before combining as one to create something incredible that is a great improvement on their previous existence. For the imaging of imaginal discs, Yokogawa CSU10 spinning disc confocal microscopy with a Nikon eclipse E microscope and a Hamamatsu Electron Multiplier CCD Digital Camera C was used. Taken together, we conclude that the Ubx protein trap shows a spatial and temporal expression pattern consistent with the previously reported. IMAGINAL DISCS With the elucidation of the complete fly genome, traditional fly genetics is in more de-mand than ever. Genetics will allow us to explain the role of each of genes, Those discs are the subject of this book, one of whose aims is to celebrate the triumph of the cture is fromSturt’s photo album File Size: KB.