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Title Retinal development / edited by Evelyne Sernagor [and others].
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Subject Retina -- Growth.
Eye -- Differentiation.
Vertebrates -- Physiology.
Developmental biology.
Retina -- growth & development.
Retina -- physiology.
Alt Name Sernagor, Evelyne.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 383 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Introduction: from eye field to eyesight / Rachel O.L. Wong -- 2 Formation of the eye field / Michael E. Zuber and William A. Harris -- 3 Retinal neurogenesis / David H. Rapaport -- 4 Cell migration / Leanne Godinho and Brian Link -- 5 Cell determination / Michalis Agathocleous and William A. Harris -- 6 Neurotransmitters and neurotrophins / Rachael A. Pearson -- 7 Comparison of development of the primate fovea centralis with peripheral retina -- 8 Optic nerve formation / David W. Sretavan -- 9 Glial cells in the developing retina / Kathleen Zahs and Manuel Esguerra -- 10 Retinal mosaics / Stephen J. Eglen and Lucia Galli-Resta -- 11 Programmed cell death / Rafael Linden and Benjamin E. Reese -- 12 Dendritic growth / Jeff Mumm and Christian Lohmann -- 13 Synaptogenesis and early neural activity / Evelyne Sernagor -- 14 Emergence of light responses / Evelyne Sernagor and Leo M. Chalupa -- 15 Regeneration: transdifferentiation and stem cells -- 16 Genomics / Seth Blackshaw -- 17 Zebrafish models of retinal development and disease / James M. Fadool and John E. Dowling.
Summary Concise and up-to-date overview of vertebrate retinal development for both biologists and clinicians. Each of the seventeen chapters covers a specific step in the process, focusing on the underlying molecular, cellular, and physiological mechanisms, with a special section focusing on emerging technologies, including genomics, zebrafish genetics and stem cell biology.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780511250309 (electronic bk.)
0511250304 (electronic bk.)
0511249799 (electronic bk.)
9780511249792 (electronic bk.)
0521837987 (Cloth)
9780521837989 (hbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780521837989
OCLC # 85485601
Additional Format Print version: Retinal development. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006 0521837987 9780521837989 (DLC) 2007295066 (OCoLC)70671782.

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