From Embryology


Development is a dynamic process with structures changing (shape, name and relationships) over time and the best way to show this is with dynamic images, such as movies. This first page introduces the various movies and animations in UNSW Embryology that illustrate many different aspects of development.

--Mark Hill 23:03, 3 August 2009 (EST) page under development.

Neural Crest

Neural Crest Migration in Chicken Head

In ovo time-lapse analysis of chick hindbrain neural crest cell migration shows cell interactions during migration to the branchial arches. Kulesa PM, Fraser SE. Development. 2000 Mar;127(6):1161-72. [ PMID: 10683


Link to Original Site

Human - week 1 movies

Human - week 2 movies

UNSW Embryology Links

Technical Notes

Most movies on the original UNSW Embryology site are in Quicktime format and require a web browser plug-in to view. Mediawiki does not currently allow Quicktime to play natively within a page. There are 2 ways to watch each movie. Firstly, click the image or text link to open a new page with both the movie and a more detailed text description of features that can be seen. Secondly, the link below the images and text labelled Quicktime with the movie name and (file size) will open only the movie in a new window.