This is the only in-depth, single author survey of heart development. It will provide a more systematic, up-to-date synthesis of the subject than any other volume, spanning the range from classical anatomical studies to recent findings in molecular biology. It also covers topics that are often omitted from discussions of heart development, such as myocardial function, cardiac innervation, and conduction development and clinical correlates will be discussed throughout. The book is beautifully illustrated by Karen Waldo, an artist who has collaborated with Dr. Kirby for many years.Diagrams illustrating the expression of BMP2 and -4 in the distal outflow tract during addition of the myocardium (top ... the smooth muscle tunics more distally, the smooth muscle cells added by the secondary heart field appear unlabeled in aanbsp;...
|Author||:||Cell Biology Margaret L. Kirby Professor of Pediatrics, and Biology Duke University Medical Center|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2007-03-07|