The development of a complete organism from one single cell is a fascinating phenomenon, that has attraCted attention from earliest times. However analysis of the mechanism underlying this process has proved difficult. This thesis forms a new attempt. In tl~ introduction, a few lines along which earlier and present-day embryologists have successfully or unsuccessfully tried to elucidate some of these mechanisms are described. Our own work on haemoglobin synthesis during ontogeny is discussed in relation to the literature.

embryology, embryonic development, hemoglobins
J. Moll
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Schalekamp-Kuyken, M.P.A. (1977, November 2). Haemoglobin synthesis during embryonic development. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from