Growth Factors in Mammalian Development


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The purpose of this volume is to review and discuss key growth factor systems that have been implicated in embryogenesis. Emphasis is placed on the insulin family of peptides, including insulin and the structurally and functionally related insulin-like growth factors. The initial chapters provide a review of basic topics, including developmental genetics, energy metabolism and hormonal signaling mechanisms, which are important prerequisites to the central theme that follows. The book concludes with a brief review of ...

Growth Factors in Mammalian Development 1989, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

ISBN-13: 9780849345401