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Development

Sunday 7 March 2004

Embryo Fetus

Embryonic development is an emergent process in which increasing complexity is generated by sequential cellular interactions.

These interactions are mediated by just a few families of signalling molecules. This limited repertoire elicit the diversity of form that is characteristic of multicellular organisms.

By tissular types

- epithelial development

By systems

- skeletal development
-  vascular development
- dental development
- cutaneous development

- cardiac development
- renal development

- retinal development
- dental development
- ocular development
- pituitary development
- pulmonary development
- digestive development
- pancreatic development
- hepatic development
- female genital development
- male genital development

Chronology

- embryonic development
- fetal developement

Pathology (developmental anomalies)

- cerebral developmental anomalies
- portal vein developmental anomalies
- lymphatic developmental anomalies
- urinary developmental anomalies
- renal developmental anomalies
- splenic developmental anomalies

Education

- animatics in development
- onlines videos in development

See also

- Embryo
- Fetus
- developmental programmed cell death
- inductive interactions
- cellular programming
- organogenesis

References

- Ingham PW, Placzek M. Orchestrating ontogenesis: variations on a theme by sonic hedgehog. Nat Rev Genet. 2006 Nov;7(11):841-50. PMID: 17047684

- Levine M, Davidson EH. Gene regulatory networks for development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Apr 5;102(14):4936-42. PMID: 15788537

- Chodosh LA. The reciprocal dance between cancer and development. N Engl J Med. 2002 Jul 11;347(2):134-6. PMID: 12110743


- HDBR, The MRC-Wellcome Trust Human Developmental Biology Resource (HDBR) is an ongoing collection of human fetal material ranging from 4 to 12 weeks of development.