<<GENES, MORPHOGENESIS, EVOLUTION: LIFE AND ALIFE ASPECTS>> is available

Alex Spirov spirov at iephb.ru
Wed Aug 19 10:27:12 EST 1998


New release of electronic monograph 
is available now at 
http://www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/Thinktank/1765/monogr/monograph.html

and at 
http://www.iephb.ru/~spirov/monograph.html

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<<GENES, MORPHOGENESIS, EVOLUTION: LIFE AND ALIFE ASPECTS>>
[Electronic monograph]

1.Introduction: "Game of Morphogenesis".

2.Genes-Controllers of Morphogenesis.

    2.1.Genes and Morphogenesis.

        2.1.1.Sea urchin Early Expressed Genes.

        2.1.2.Drosophila Segmentation Mechanisms. 

           2.1.2.1.Cues and Turing Models. 

        2.1.3.Vertebrate HOX-genes in Development (HOX-DB).

3.Genetic Networks (GeNet DataBase).

    3.1.Drosophila Segmentation Networks.

           3.1.1.A connectionist Models of Development. 
           3.1.2.Boolean Models. 

    3.2.Vertebrate HOX Networks (HOX-Pro DataBase).

4.Life and ALife Morphogenesis.

    4.1.Morphogenesis Constrains. 

        4.1.1.Scaling, Regulations and Equifinality. 
        4.1.2.Regulative Morphogenesis. 

    4.2.Pattern and Form. 

        4.2.1.Turing Systems. 
        4.2.2.Non-Linear Kinetics of Transcription Machinery 
		                           in Genetic Networks. 

    4.3.Electrically Active Insect Zigote.

    4.4.Pattern-Form Interplay Models. 

        4.4.1.The Symmetry Breaking: Axis Tilting Phenomenon. 
           4.4.1.1.Movie of Simulation of Sea Urchin 
		                                 Gastrulation. 
        4.4.2.Morphogenesis at the Edge of Chaos. 

    4.5.Vertebrate Limb Morphogenesis.

    4.6.Teratogenesis. 

        4.6.1.Polyradiate Flatworms. 
        4.6.2.Polyradiate Sea Urchins. 
        4.6.3.Earthworms Segmentation Aberrations. 
        4.6.4.Tetrapods Limb Abnormalities. 
           4.6.4.1.Organization Of Vertebrate Network Of 
		              Hox Genes And Limb Fate Map. 
        4.6.5.Morphogens & Teratogens. 

5.Biological and Computer Evolution.

    5.1.The Ways Of Evolution Of Ensembles Of 
	       Homeobox Genes-Controllers Of Development. 
    5.2.Evolution of Network of Insect's Segmentation Genes. 
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Alexander V.Spirov (PhD)
The Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology &
 Biochemistry, Thorez Pr. 44, 
St.Petersburg, 194223, Russia
phone/fax +7 (812)552 3219;  fax + 7 (812)552-3012
WWW http://www.iephb.ru/~spirov/; 
Email spirov at iephb.ru
and
Institute for High-Performance Computing & Data Bases, 
P.O. Box 71, St.Petersburg 194291, RUSSIA





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