IJDB Special Issue on Urodeles

Susan Duhon, IU Axolotl Colony duhon at indiana.edu
Tue Aug 6 13:44:26 EST 1996


International Journal of Developmental Biology

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IJDB Issue on Developmental Biology of Urodeles =20

INTRODUCTION=20

NIEUWKOOP
What are the key advantages and disadvantages of urodele species=20
compared to anurans as a model system for experimental analysis of=20
early development?=20
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DINSMORE
Urodele limb and tail regeneration in early biological thought: an=20
essay on scientific controversy and social change

BEETSCHEN
How did urodele embryos come into prominence as a model system?
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EMBRYONIC PATTERNING

VIGNALI and NARDI
Unusual features of the urodele genome: Do they have a role in=20
evolution and development?

ANGELIER, PENRAD-MOBAYED, BILLOUD, BONNANFANT-JA=ECS and COUMAILLEAU
What role might lampbrush chromosomes play in maternal gene=20
expression?

WAKAHARA=09=09
Primordial germ cell development: Is the urodele pattern closer to=20
mammals than to anurans?


MORPHOGENESIS and DIFFERENTIATION

BOUCAUT, CLAVILIER, DARRIB=E9RE, DELARUE, RIOU and SHI
What mechanisms drive cell migration and cell interactions in=20
Pleurodeles?
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NIEUWKOOP, BJ=85RKLUND and GORDON
Surface contraction and expansion waves correlated with=20
differentiation in axolotl embryos. II. In contrast to urodeles,=20
the anuran Xenopus laevis  does not show furrowing surface=20
contraction waves

ROSENKILDE and USSING
What mechanisms control neoteny and regulate induced metamorphosis=20
in urodeles?
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FROST-MASON and MASON
What insights into vertebrate pigmentation has the axolotl model=20
system provided?
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EPPERLEIN and LOFBERG
What insights into the phenomena of cell fate determination and=20
cell migration has the study of the urodele neural crest provided?

DRAWBRIDGE and STEINBERG=09
Morphogenesis of the axolotl pronephric duct: A model system for=20
the study of cell migration in vivo
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SMITH
Pattern formation in the urodele mechanoreceptive lateral line:=20
What features can be exploited for the study of development and=20
evolution?
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NEFF, DENT and ARMSTRONG
Heart development and regeneration in urodeles
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ARIIZUMI, KOMAZAKI, ASASHIMA, and MALACINSKI=09
Activin treated urodele ectoderm: A model experimental system for=20
cardiogenesis
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NEUROGENESIS

EAGLESON
Developmental neurobiology of the anterior areas in amphibians:=20
urodele perspectives.

DUPRAT=09=09
What mechanisms drive neural induction and neural determination in=20
urodeles?

FRITZSCH
How does the urodele ear develop?

SERVETNICK, COOK and GRAINGER
Lens induction in axolotls: comparison with inductive signaling=20
mechanisms in Xenopus laevis=20

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PATTERN REGULATION

STOCUM
A conceptual framework for analyzing axial patterning in=20
regenerating urodele limbs

MESCHER
The cellular basis of limb regeneration in urodeles

TSONIS, DEL RIO-TSONIS, WALLACE, BURNS, HOFMANN, MILLAN and=20
WASHABAUGH=09
Can insights into urodele limb regeneration be achieved with cell=20
cultures and retroviruses?
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VIVIANO and BROCKES
Is retinoic acid an endogenous ligand during limb regeneration?

GARDINER and BRYANT
Molecular mechanisms in the control of limb regeneration: The role=20
of homeobox genes

CHERNOFF
Spinal cord regeneration: A phenomenon unique to urodeles?

FERRETTI=09
Re-examining jaw regeneration in urodeles: what have we learnt?

MITASHOV
Mechanisms of retina regeneration in urodeles
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DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION

ALBERCH and BLANCO
Evolutionary patterns in ontogenetic transformation: from laws to=20
regularities

WAKE and HANKEN
Direct development in the lungless salamanders: What are the=20
consequences for developmental biology, evolution, and=20
phylogenesis?

PARICHY
Salamander pigment patterns: How can they be used to study=20
developmental mechanisms and their evolutionary transformation?
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VOSS and SHAFFER
What insights into the developmental traits of urodeles does=20
the study of interspecific hybrids provide?
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APPENDIX

Urodeles in the classroom

COPPEDGE
Axolotls in the Second Grade

ZACCARIA
A laboratory classroom exercise: cell migration in cutaneous wound=20
healing and pigmentary pattern formation in the red-spotted newt

MALACINSKI and CHUNG
Urodele (e.g., axolotl) embryos in the undergraduate laboratory=20
class: An essay describing a multifaceted learning experience


Practical methods for urodele research

ZAJDEL, ZHU, FRANSEN and LEMANSKI
A method for the isolation and culture of embryonic cardiomyocytes=20
from mexican axolotl

SCADDING=09
Treatment of axolotls with retinoids for limb regeneration=20
studies
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JOCKUSCH
Techniques for Obtaining and Raising Plethodontid Salamander Eggs

GORDON and BJ=85RKLUND
How to observe surface contraction waves on axolotl embryos







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