Etiology and Morphogenesis of Congenital Heart Disease
by T. Nakanishi, et al.
Publisher: Springer 2016
Number of pages: 383
This volume focuses on the etiology and morphogenesis of congenital heart diseases. It reviews in detail the early development and differentiation of the heart, and later morphologic events of the cardiovascular system, covering a wide range of topics such as gene functions, growth factors, transcription factors and cellular interactions that are implicated in cardiac morphogenesis and congenital heart disease.
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