Developmental Biology (11th Edition)

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Download Developmental Biology (11th Edition) written by Scott F. Gilbert, Michael J.F. Barresi in PDF format. This book is under the category Biology and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1605354705/9781605354705. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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A classic gets a new coauthor and a new approach: Developmental Biology; 11th Edition; (PDF) keeps the excellent writing; accuracy; and enthusiasm of the Gilbert Developmental Biology 11e PDF ebook; streamlines it; adds innovative electronic supplements; and creates a new textbook for those teaching Developmental Biology to a new generation.

Several new modes of teaching are employed in the new Gilbert and Barresi etextbook. The videos explaining development — as well as those from Mary Tyler’s Vade Mecum–are referenced throughout the book; and several other valuable new elements have been added.

Additional updates in the 11th edition include:

* Greatly expanded coverage of neural development; comprising a unit unto itself.

* An increased emphasis on stem cells; which are covered extensively and early in the book.

* Coverage of new experiments on morphogenesis and differentiation; as well as new techniques such as CRISPR.

* Sex determination and gametogenesis; instead of being near the end of the volume; are up front; prior to fertilization.

For Students

Companion Website

Significantly enhanced for the eleventh edition; and referenced throughout the etextbook; the Developmental Biology 11e Companion Website provides biology students with a range of engaging resources; in the following categories:

* NEW Dev Tutorials: Professionally produced video tutorials; presented by the etextbook’s authors; reinforces key concepts.

* NEW Watch Development: Putting concepts into action; these informative videos show real-life developmental biology processes.

* Web Topics: These extensive topics provide more information for advanced college students; philosophical; historical; and ethical perspectives on issues in developmental biology; and links to additional online resources.

* NEW Scientists Speak: In these question-and-answer interviews; developmental biology topics are explored by leading experts in the field.

* Plus the full bibliography of literature cited in the etextbook (most linked to their PubMed citations).

DevBio Laboratory: Vade Mecum3

Included with each new copy of the textbook; Vade Mecum3 is an interactive website that helps college students understand the organisms discussed in the course; and prepare them for the lab. The site includes videos of developmental processes and laboratory techniques; and has chapters on the following organisms: slime mold (Dictyostelium discoideum); planarian; sea urchin; fruit fly (Drosophila); chick; and amphibian.

For Instructors

Instructor’s Resource Library (available to qualified adopters)

The Developmental Biology; Eleventh Edition; Instructor’s Resource Library includes the following resources:

* NEW Developing Questions: Answers; references; and recommendations for further reading are provided so that you and your students can explore the Developing Questions that are posed throughout each chapter.

* Textbook Figures & Tables: All of the textbook’s figures; photos; and tables are provided both in JPEG (high- and low-resolution) and PowerPoint formats. All images have been optimized for excellent legibility when projected in the classroom.

* Video Collection: Includes video segments depicting a wide range of developmental processes; plus segments from DevBio Laboratory: Vade Mecum3; and Differential Experessions2.

* Vade Mecum3 PowerPoints: Chick serial sections and whole mounts; provided in both labeled and unlabeled versions; for use in creating quizzes; exams; or in-class exercises.

* NEW Case Studies in Dev Bio: This new collection of case study problems accompanies the Dev Tutorials and provides instructors with ready-to-use in-class active learning exercises. The case studies foster deep learning in developmental biology by providing students an opportunity to apply course content to the critical analysis of data; to generate hypotheses; and to solve novel problems in the field. Each case study includes a PowerPoint presentation and a student handout with accompanying questions.

* Developmental Biology: A Guide for Experimental Study; Third Edition; by Mary S. Tyler: The complete lab manual; in PDF format.

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Additional information

book-author

Scott F. Gilbert, Michael J.F. Barresi

publisher

Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press; 11th edition

file-type

PDF

pages

810 pages

language

English

asin

1605354708

isbn10

1605354705

isbn13

9781605354705

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