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Welcome to the Cell and Developmental Biology Literature Guide. 

This guide contains selected core reference and other literature finding aids for this subject area. 

Using the Biological Literature -- Web Resources


Cell biology is "the study of the activities, functions, properties, and structures of cells."¹  more 

Formerly known as emybryology, developmental biology is "the study of all changes associated with an organism as it progresses through the life cycle."² more  

Also see "The History of Developmental Biology" from the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.  


1. David M. Prescott, "Cell biology", in AccessScience@McGraw-Hill,, DOI 10.1036/1097-8542.116050 (Accessed March 10, 2008).

2. Dorothea Rudnick, Carl N. McDaniel, "Developmental biology", in AccessScience@McGraw-Hill,, DOI 10.1036/1097-8542.189300 (accessed March 10, 2008).


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