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Image courtesy of Dr. Robert S. Winning, Eastern Michigan University, showing the expression of pagliaccio in the Xenopus embryo. For further information about pagliaccio, see Winning et al. 1996. Developmental Biology 179: 309-319. Image copyright 1996, Robert S. Winning.

Dynamic Development

Dynamic Development is a Modular Resource to Facilitate Learning in Developmental Biology

Dynamic Development modules provide enrichment for students on topics in developmental biology by supplementing lecture material and textbook reading assignments. Modules have been keyed to all of the following developmental biology textbooks:

Browder, L.W., Erickson, C.A. and Jeffery, W.R. 1991. Developmental Biology. Third Edition. Saunders College Publishing. Philadelphia.

Gilbert, S.F. 1997. Developmental Biology. Fifth Edition. Sinauer. Sunderland, MA.

Kalthoff, K. 1996. Analysis of Biological Development. McGraw-Hill. New York.

Shostak, S. 1991. Embryology. An Introduction to Developmental Biology. HarperCollins. New York.

Wolpert, L., Beddington, R., Brockes, J., Jessell, T., Lawrence, P. and Meyerowitz, E. 1998. Principles of Development. Current Biology. London.

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Transgenic Xenopus laevis tadpole expressing the Green Fluorescent Protein gene under control of the cytomegalovirus promoter. The tadpole was generated by Jill Johnston in Leon Browder's laboratory using the technique of Kroll and Amaya.

See Transgenesis in Xenopus laevis. Improvements to the transgenic technique

See Xenopus as a Model System in Developmental Biology

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