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Ocular Size and Shape Regulation During Development

  • S. Robert Hilfer
  • Joel B. Sheffield

Part of the Ocular Size and Shape book series (EYE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. S. Robert Hilfer, Richard C. Brady, Jyh-Jia W. Yang
    Pages 47-78
  3. David C. Beebe, Martha C. Johnson, Douglas E. Feagans, Pamela J. Compart
    Pages 79-98
  4. Joel B. Sheffield, Mark Lynch
    Pages 99-122
  5. G. David Trisler, Michael D. Schneider, Marshall Nirenberg
    Pages 141-161
  6. H. Maisel, J. Alcala, J. Kuszak, M. Ireland, R. Bradley, M. Katar
    Pages 163-188
  7. Herbert J. Nevyas
    Pages 189-207
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 209-211

About this book

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 de­ velopment was initiated in 1973. A second purpose 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 a maximum exchange of ideas originated with Dr. Leon Candeub, who supplied the necessary driving force that made the series a reality.

Keywords

Auge Ontogenie development embryo ontogeny regulation tissue

Editors and affiliations

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-5964-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1981
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-5966-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-5964-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0178-4781
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