Dynamic Development

CONTENTS

Main Page Dynamic Development

The Foundations of Developmental Biology

Gametogenesis

From Sperm and Egg to Embryo

Genetic Regulation of Development

Organizing the Multicellular Embryo

Generating Cell Diversity


Dynamic Development at a Glance


Learning Resources

Research Resources

The Developmental Biology Journal Club

Developmental Biology Tutorial

Development and Cancer

Flip sides of the same coin


Learning Objectives

  • What is G0?
  • What is START?
  • How do growth factors affect the cell cycle the cell cycle? (Give examples)
  • How does the stimulus from a growth factor influence the nucleus?
  • How do mutations in growth factors cause cancer? (Give an example)
  • How do mutations in growth factor receptors cause cancer? (Give an example)
  • How do mutations in signal transduction molecules cause cancer? (Give an example)
  • How do mutations in cell cycle factors cause cancer? (Give an example)
  • Why is cancer a multi-step process?


Digging Deeper

Links to related material

Dr. Richard Carthew of the University of Pittsburgh discusses Development and Cancer.

See Dr. Peter Bryant's page at The University of California, Irvine. Dr. Bryant studies tumor suppressor genes and their human homologs.

A potential new therapeutic approach to cancer treatment.


Are angiogenesis blockers the magic bullets?


Dynamic Development at a Glance
Main Page Dynamic Development

Dynamic Development is a Virtual Embryo learning resource

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Leon Browder & Laurie Iten (Ed.) Dynamic Development
Last revised Tuesday, July 21, 1998