Developmental biology is the study of animals and plants grow and develop, and are synonymous with ontogeny. In plants, development occurs in embryos, during vegetative reproduction, and in the normal outgrowth of roots, shoots, flowers. Developmental Biology has also help to generate modern stem cell biology which promises a number of important practical benefits for human health. In animals most development occurs in embryonic life, but it is also found in regeneration, metamorphosis and asexual reproduction in the growth and differentiation of stem cells in the adult organism. It is one of the fastest growing fields that integrate molecular biology, physiology, anatomy, cancer research, neurobiology, cell biology, immunology, ecology, and evolutionary biology.
Related Journals of Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology, Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology, International Journal of Developmental Biology, Current Topics in Developmental Biology, Developmental Biology, Russian Journal of Developmental Biology