The Genetics of the Skeleton: Animal Models of Skeletal Development

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The effects of genetic mutations on the mammalian skeleton are a useful aid in understanding how the skeleton develops. This book describes these effects, using the mouse as a primary source for considering the precartilaginous, cartilaginous, and bony skeletons, regional anatomy, and the interactions between genes and teratogens. The author summarizes the normal development of each part before discussing its mutations and completes his study by synthesizing the contributions mutants make to our understanding of the ...

The Genetics of the Skeleton: Animal Models of Skeletal Development 1986, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198541639

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