Vascular Morphogenesis in the Female Reproductive System

  • Hellmut G. Augustin
  • Peter A. W. Rogers
  • M. Luisa Iruela-Arispe
  • Stephen K. Smith

Part of the Cardiovascular Molecular Morphogenesis book series (CARDMM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Vascular Morphogenesis in the Mammary Gland

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. M. Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Maria Asuncion Ortega, Sarah Oikemus, Michael S. Pepper
      Pages 3-24
    3. Anne Saaristo, Marika J. Karkkainen, Kari Alitalo, Roberto Montesano, M. Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Michael S. Pepper
      Pages 25-40
    4. Sandra W. McLeskey, Robert B. Dickson
      Pages 41-62
    5. Timothy F. Lane, Alicia Collado-Hidalgo
      Pages 85-106
  3. Vascular Morphogenesis in the Ovary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Anna T. Grazul-Bilska, Dale A. Redmer, Lawrence P. Reynolds
      Pages 131-147
    3. H. William Schnaper, Constance E. Runyan
      Pages 167-186
  4. Vascular Morphogenesis in the Uterus

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Peter A. W. Rogers, Caroline E. Gargett
      Pages 209-222
    3. Michael D. Mueller, Robert N. Taylor
      Pages 245-270
  5. Vascular Morphogenesis in the Placenta

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 271-271
    2. D. Stephen Charnock-Jones, Stephen K. Smith
      Pages 273-284
    3. Graham J. Burton
      Pages 285-300
    4. M. Graziella Persico
      Pages 301-314
    5. Caroline H. Damsky, Susan J. Fisher
      Pages 315-326
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 327-333

About this book


The overall scope of this new series will be to evolve an understanding of the genetic basis of (1) how early mesoderm commits to cells of a heart lineage that progressively and irreversibly assemble into a segmented, primary heart tube that can be remodeled into a four-chambered organ, and (2) how blood vessels are derived and assembled both in the heart and in the body. Our central aim is to establish a four-dimensional, spatiotemporal foundation for the heart and blood vessels that can be genetically dissected for function and mechanism. Since Robert DeHaan's seminal chapter "Morphogenesis of the Vertebrate Heart" published in Organogenesis (Holt Rinehart & Winston, NY) in 1965, there have been surprisingly few books devoted to the subject of cardiovascular morpho­ genesis, despite the enormous growth of interest that occurred nationally and inter­ nationally. Most writings on the subject have been scholarly compilations of the proceedings of major national or international symposia or multi authored volumes, without a specific theme. What is missing are the unifying concepts that can often make sense out of a burgeoning database of facts. The Editorial Board of this new series believes the time has come for a book series dedicated to cardiovascular mor­ not only as an important archival and didactic reference phogenesis that will serve source for those who have recently come into the field but also as a guide to the evo­ lution of a field that is clearly coming of age.


Endometrium Uterus biology cancer cell development morphogenesis morphology oncogenes placenta pregnancy regulation tumors

Editors and affiliations

  • Hellmut G. Augustin
    • 1
  • Peter A. W. Rogers
    • 2
  • M. Luisa Iruela-Arispe
    • 3
  • Stephen K. Smith
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Vascular Biology and Angiogenesis ResearchTumor Biology CenterFreiburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyMonash Medical CentreVictoriaAustralia
  3. 3.Molecular Biology InstituteUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyRosie Maternity HospitalCambridgeEngland

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