Embryology


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Embryology
1011302EmbryologyIn all advanced multicellular forms, embryology involves a program of: Cell division, or growth Specialization of cells into highly differentiated tissues Formation of the adult form with its characteristic shape and functioning organ systems or corresponding plant parts These complex processes are directed by the tiny speck of DNA present in the nucleus of the cell undergoing development. Proteins produced by developing cells under the direction of DNA provide the structural building blocks and enzymatic tools to fashion the adult organism. The common pool of DNA produced in each of the …
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George H. Fried; George J. Hademenos: Schaum's Outline of Biology, Fourth Edition. Embryology, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export