Hamburger-Hamilton stages

Leslie Gartner lgartner at
Fri Dec 11 22:07:51 EST 1998

The Hamburger - Hamilton stages of chick development refer to the initial
comprehensive work done by Victor Hamburger and H.L.
Hamilton. Their original paper appeared in 1951 in the Journal of
Morphology, Volume 88, Pages 49-92.

There are several books on the subject of chick development, based on
their original work. The easiest to read is by Bradley Patten called the
Early Embryology of the Chick (McGraw Hill, 1957) and a gorgeous book by
Alfred E. Huettner: The Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates (The
McMillan Co., 1949).

I hope this helps.

Les Gartner
Dental School
University of Maryland

=======================Reply separator

On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, Matthew Sandel wrote:

> Help!
>     In a paper I am to review for my biology course, the Hamburger Hamilton
> stages of development are frequently talked about, but never explained.  I
> have checked in several texts in the college library, but have learned
> nothing.  Can anyone point me in the right direction for an explanation?
> Thanks!
> Matt Sandel

lgartner at

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