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Cardiac development

Author(s):
Kirby, Margaret L
Title(s):
Cardiac developmentĀ / Margaret Loewy Kirby.
Country of Publication:
England
Publisher:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Description:
xiii, 273 p. : ill.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780195178197 (alk. paper)
019517819X (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2006003811
MeSH:
Heart Conduction System/embryology
Heart/embryology*
Heart/growth & development
Heart/innervation
Myocardium
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
An overview of cardiac morphogenesis: getting from a muscle-covered tube to a four-chambered pump -- Vascular development -- Cardiogenic fields and heart tube formation -- Induction and differentiation of the myocardium -- Functional developmental biology of the myocardium / (by Tony L. Creazzo) -- Development of the poles of the heart -- Molecular control of looping -- Chamber specification and ventricular septation -- Endocardium, cardiac cushions and valve development -- Epicardium and coronary vessel development -- Neural crest, great arteries and outflow septation -- Development of the cardiac pacemaking and conduction system -- Innervation of the developing heart -- Evolutionary developmental biology of the heart / (co-authored with Fred Schachat) -- Some new insights into the embryogenesis of heart malformations in the context of syndromes -- Myocardial stem cells.
NLM ID:
101266787 [Book]

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