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Cellular Communication During Ocular Development

  • Joel B. Sheffield
  • S. Robert Hilfer
Conference proceedings

Part of the Cell and Developmental Biology of the Eye book series (EYE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Ramon F. Dacheux
    Pages 31-46
  3. D. C. Spray, A. L. Harris, M. V. L. Bennett
    Pages 57-84
  4. W. J. van Doorenmaalen, H. van der Starre, P. T. Janssen, M. van der Starre-van Bekkum
    Pages 97-109
  5. Robert J. Mello
    Pages 145-166
  6. Richard Brilliant, Sarah Appel
    Pages 167-188
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 189-196

About these proceedings

Introduction

The eye has fascinated scientists from the earliest days of biological investigation. The diversity of its parts and the precision of their interac­ tion make it a favorite model system for a variety of developmental studies. The eye is a particularly valuable experimental system not only because its tissues provide examples of fundamental processes. but also because it is a prominent and easily accessible structure at very early embryonic ages. In order to provide an open forum for investigators working on all aspects of ocular development. a series of symposia on ocular and visual development was initiated in 1973. A major objective of the symposia has been to foster communication between the basic research worker and the clinical community. It is our feeling that much can be learned on both sides from this interaction. The idea for an informal meeting allowing maximum exchange of ideas originated with Dr. Leon Canbeub. who supplied the necessary driving force that made the series a reality. Each symposium has concentrated on a different aspect of ocular development. Speakers have been selected to approach related topics from different perspec­ tives.

Keywords

Auge Embryologie Neuron Zellkommunikation biology development embryo embryology morphogenesis neurotransmitter regulation tissue

Editors and affiliations

  • Joel B. Sheffield
    • 1
  • S. Robert Hilfer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-5764-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-5766-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-5764-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0178-4781
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