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Published: 20 February 2020

792 Pages


ISBN: 9781605358741

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New Edition

Developmental Biology

Twelfth Edition

Michael J.F. Barresi and Scott F. Gilbert

  • A focused and streamlined presentation of essential content highlights the important principles of each section
  • A new feature—"Further Development"—makes for easy distinction between foundational and advanced coverage in each chapter both in the text and online
  • New content: Plant development is now included throughout the book to help students appreciate common developmental principles across organisms
  • An upgraded and comprehensive chapter on regeneration reflects the excitement of new discoveries in this expanding area of developmental biology
  • Thoroughly updated chapters include important new studies on single cell transcriptomes, stem cell niches, cell communication during morphogenesis, fertilization, CRISPR technology, and the effects of global climate change on development
  • An upgraded illustration program includes more than 125 new and revised figures
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

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