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by Bruce M. MD Carlson

Book by Carlson, Bruce M., MD
Download Human Embryology and Developmental Biology epub
ISBN: 0801664152
ISBN13: 978-0801664151
Category: Other
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Author: Bruce M. MD Carlson
Language: English
Publisher: Mosby-Year Book (January 1994)
Pages: 447 pages
ePUB size: 1279 kb
FB2 size: 1159 kb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 423
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I am purchasing this book based on Bruce Carlson's solid reputation as author of other developmental biology textbooks. I expect this book to be comparable.
I use the book to my embryology class and I have to say that is the best book of embryology I find. The contents are very up-date, and handle much information of the molecular basis of the development and the genes that are expressed in every step of the human development. The book have a very good redaction and the gene information of the book is the best one. It's a very up-dated book.
I teach developmental biology and study invertbrate devlopment and evolution. For my course I use Scott Gilbert's excellent text and teach my course as a general introduction. I just became pregnant and purchased this book to exapand my knowledge on human development.

I'm rather disppointed. It's not detailed enough and while the illustrations are nice, there are several diagrams that illustrate paracrine factor targets but are never mentioned in the text or explained. why diagram them then? Even more disturbing is a underlying teological bias that many intelligent designers would salivate over reading. For instance page 209 "a master blue print" is used to describe the interactions of several tissue types to form the limbs. It's disturbing to think that our MD's might be using this text for their human embryology courses- its a very basic pass frought with poor word choices that would satisfy any creationist.
Must have!!