Table of contents for Branching morphogenesis / [edited by] Jamie A. Davies.

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	1.	Why a Book on Branching, and Why Now?	1
Jamie A. Davies
Branching Morphogenesis Is Important and Pervasive	1
Patterns of Branching	2
Research into Branching	5
	2.	Branching Morphogenesis in Vertebrate Neurons	8
Katherine M. Kollins and Roger W. Davenport
Introduction to Branching Morphogenesis in Vertebrate Neurons	8
The Regulation of Neuronal Branching Morphogenesis 
through Intrinsic Mechanisms and Epigenetic Cues	18
Molecular Regulation of Branching Morphogenesis	33
Future Directions	42
	3.	Branching of Single Cells in Arabidopsis	66
Daniel Bouyer and Martin Hƒlskamp
Branching of Trichomes	66
Trichome Branching Mutants	67
Trichome Branching: The Cell Division/Endoreduplication Pathway	68
Trichome Branching: Dosage Dependent Regulation By STICHEL	69
Trichome Branching: Role of the Microtubule Cytoskeleton	69
Branching in Epidermal Pavement Cells	70
Root Hairs	71
	4.	Branching in Fungal Hyphae and Fungal Tissues: Growing Mycelia 
in a Desktop Computer	75
David Moore, Liam J. McNulty and Audrius Meskauskas
Kinetics of Mycelial Growth and Morphology	76
Construction of Fungal Tissues	81
Simulating the Growth Patterns of Fungal Tissues	82
	5.	Branching in Colonial Hydroids	91
Igor A. Kosevich
Organisation of Hydroid Colony	92
Branching in Colonial Hydroids	94
Branching Control	100
Control of Developmental Fate	106
The Genetic Basis of Branching in Cnidarians	107
	6.	How Is the Branching of Animal Blood Vessels Implemented?	113
Sybill Patan
The Blood Circulatory System: Tree Analogy 
versus Network Concept	113
Mechanisms of Blood Vessel Formation, Network 
Growth, and Remodeling; What Is Their Relationship 
to the Branching Process?	113
What Are the Cellular Mechanisms That Lead 
to the Formation of Branching Points According 
to Intussusceptive Microvascular Growth?	115
What Are the Advantages of IMG Versus Sprouting 
in the Expansion and Remodeling of the Circulatory Network?	119
Pathological Variations of the Cellular Mechanisms of IMG	119
What Causes the Existence of Pathological Mechanisms of IMG 
and Subsequently Disturbed Branching Point Formation?	120
How Is the Formation of Branching Points at the Molecular 
Level Regulated?	120
	7.	Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in Mammary Gland Branching Morphogenesis and Breast Cancer: 
The Double-Edged Sword	126
Eva A. Turley and Mina J. Bissell
The Stroma, Branching Morphogenesis, and Breast Cancer	127
Proteoglycans/GAGs As Regulators of Branching Morphogenesis	128
	8.	Branching Morphogenesis in Mammalian Kidneys	143
Jamie A. Davies
Models for Studying Branching in the Kidney	145
The Ureteric Bud Tip As an 'Organizer' of the Kidney	146
Cell Biology of the Branch Tips	147
Molecular Markers of 'Tip' Character	149
Regulatory Inputs to the Bud Tips	150
Morphoregulatory Outputs from the Ureteric Bud Tips	151
Feedback Loops That Control Bud Branching	152
Branching of the Renal Blood System	154
Conclusions and Perspectives	155
	9.	Embryonic Salivary Gland Branching Morphogenesis	160
Tina Jaskoll and Michael Melnick
FGF/FGFR Signaling	162
Hedgehog Signaling	166
Eda/Edar Signaling	167
Downstream Targets Rescue SMG Phenotypes	169
A Nonlinear Genetic Network Regulates SMG Organogenesis	169
Concluding Remarks	171
	10.	Branching Morphogenesis of the Prostate	176
A.A. Thomson and P.C. Marker
Anatomical and Endocrine Aspects of Prostate Development	176
Epithelial Bud Induction	177
Growth Factor Signalling in Prostate Branching Morphogenesis	178
Genetic Analysis of Prostatic Branching	180
Conclusions	184
	11.	Uterine Glands	186
Thomas E. Spencer, Karen D. Carpenter, Kanako Hayashi 
and Jianbo Hu
Introduction and Historical Background	186
Ruminants	188
Pigs	190
Rodents	190
Humans and Menstruating Primates	191
Transcription Factors	193
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions	193
Ovary and Ovarian Steroids	194
Estrogen Receptors	194
Growth Factors	195
Fibroblast Growth Factors (FGFs) and Hepatocyte Growth 
Factor (HGF)	195
Insulin-Like Growth Factors	195
Somatolactogenic Hormones	196
Summary	197
	12.	Physical Mechanisms of Branching Morphogenesis in Animals: 
From Viscous Fingering to Cartilage Rings	202
Vincent Fleury, Tomoko Watanabe, Thi-Hanh Nguyen, 
Mathieu Unbekandt, David Warburton, Marcus Dejmek, 
Minh Binh Nguyen, Anke Lindner and Laurent Schwartz
Moving Boundary Problems	204
3D Aspect	209
Finite Capsule	210
Non-Newtonian Fluids	211
Elastic Properties	213
Reaction-Diffusion	215
Filament Navigation in a Field	216
Active Growth of the Mesenchyme	218
Orientational Order	225
Conclusion	228
Appendix 1	230
Glossary	230
	13.	Afterword	235
Jamie A. Davies
Do We Yet Understand Branching Morphogenesis in Any System?	235
Regulation of Branching	235
Morphogenetic Mechanisms	236
Constructing Models	236
How Conserved Is Branching?	236
		Index	239

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Morphogenesis.
Branching processes.
Morphogenesis.
Developmental Biology.
Physiology, Comparative.
Tissue Engineering.