This bibliography was assembled by Professor David Kirk.  See also bibliography of Viktor Hamburger [pdf], published in International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, v.19, no.2, April 2001, pp. v-viii.

[1] Über den Einfluss des Nervensysterns auf die Entwicklung der Extremitäten von Rana fusca. W. Roux' Archiv., 105:149-201 (1925).

[2] Versuche über Komplementär-Farben bei Ellritzen (Phoxinus laevis). Ztschr. Vergl. Phys., 4: 286-304 (1926).

[3] Entwicklungsphysiologische Beziehungen zwischen den Extremitäten der Amphibien und ihrer Innervation. Naturwiss., 15: 657-681 (1927).

[4] Die Entwicklung experimentell erzeugter nervenloser und schwach innervierter Extremitäten von Anuren. W. Roux' Archiv., 114: 272-362 (1928).

[5] Experimentelle Beiträge zur Entwicklungsphysiologie der Nervenbahnen in der Froschextremität. W. Roux'Archiv., 119: 47-99 (1929).

[6] The effects of wing bud extirpation in chick embryos on the development of the central nervous system. J. Exp. Zool., 68: 449-494 (1934).

[7] Malformations of hind limbs in species hybrids of Triton taeniatus x Triton cristatus. J. Exp. Zool., 70: 43-54 (1935).

[8] The larval development of reciprocal species hybrids of Triton taeniatus (and Tr. palmatus) x Triton cristatus. J. Exp. Zool., 73: 319-373 (1936).

[9] Morphogenetic and axial self-differentiation of transplanted limb primordia of two day chick embryos. J. Exp. Zool., 77: 379-397 (1938).

[10] The development and innervation of transplanted limb primordia of chick embryos. J. Exp. Zool., 80: 347-389 (1939).

[11] Motor and sensory hyperplasia following limb bud transplantations in chick embryos. Physiol. Zool., 12: 268-284 (1939).

[12] (with R.H. Silber) The production of duplicitas cruciata and multiple heads by regeneration in Euplanaria tigrina. Physiol. Zool. 12: 285-300 (1939).

[13] (with M. Waugh) The primary development of the skeleton in nerveless and poorly innervated limb transplants of chick embryos.Physiol. Zool., 13: 367-380 (1940).

[14] (with D. Rudnick) On the identification of segregated phenotypes in progeny from Creeper fowl matings. Genetics, 25: 215-224 (1940).

[15] Transplantation of limb primordia of homozygous and heterozygous chondrodystrophic ("Creeper") chick embryos. Physiol. Zool.,14: 355-364 (1941).

[16] (with M.G. Brown and F.O. Schmitt) Density studies on amphibian embryos with special reference to the mechanism of organizer action. J. Exp. Zool., 88: 353-372 (1941).

[17] The developmental mechanics of hereditary abnormalities in the chick. Biol. Symposia, 6: 311-334 (1942).

[18] A Manual of Experimental Embryology.Univ. Chicago Press; 213 pp. (1942).

[19] (with K. Gayer) The developmental potencies of eye primordia of homozygous Creeper chick embryos tested by orthotopic transplantation. J. Exp. Zool., 93: 147-183 (1943).

[20] Embryologia chemica Vera in Statu Nascendi. Review of Biochemistry and Morphogenesis, by Joseph Needham. Quart. Rev. Biol.,18, 263-268 (1943).

[21] Developmental physiology. Ann. Rev. Physiol., 6:1-24 (1944).

[22] (with E.L. Keefe) The effects of peripheral factors on the proliferation and differentiation in the spinal cord of chick embryos. J. Exp. Zool.96: 223-242 (1944).

[23] Biology in the Premedical Curriculum. Science, 102:511-513 (1945).

[24] Isolation of the brachial segments of the spinal cord of the chick embryo by means of Tantalum foil blocks. J. Exp. Zool.103:113-142 (1946).

[25] (with K. Habel) Teratogenetic and lethal effects of influenza-A and mumps viruses on early chick embryos. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med., 66: 608-617 (1947).

[26] Monsters in Nature. Ciba Symp. 9: 966-983 (1947).

[27] The mitotic patterns in the spinal cord of the chick embryo and their relation to histogenetic processes. J. Comp. Neur., 88: 221-284 (1948).

[28] (with R. Levi-Montalcini) Proliferation, differentiation and degeneration in the spinal ganglia of the chick embryo under normal and experimental conditions. J. Exp. Zool., 111: 457-502 (1949).

[29 (with R. Levi-Montalcini) Some aspects of neuroembryology. In: Genetic Neurology (ed. P. Weiss). Univ. Chicago Press; pp. 128-160 (1950).

[30] (with R. Levi-Montalcini) Selective growth stimulating effects of mouse sarcoma on the sensory and sympathetic nervous system of the chick embryo. J. Exp. Zool., 116: 321-362 (1951).

[31] (with H.L. Hamilton) A series of normal stages in the development of the chick embryo. J. Morph., 88: 49-92 (1951).

[32] Development of the nervous system. Ann. N.Y Acad. Sci., 55: 117-132 (1952).

[33] (with R. Levi-Montalcini) A diffusible agent of mouse sarcoma, producing hyperplasia of sympathetic ganglia and hyperneurotization of viscera in the chick embryo. J. Exp. Zool., 123:233-288 (1953).

[34] (with S. Cohen, R. Levi-Montalcini.) A nerve growth-stimulating factor isolated from sarcomas 37 and 180. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.,40: 1014-1018 (1954).

[35] (with R. Levi-Montalcini, H. Meyer) In-vitro experiments on the effects of mouse sarcomas 180 and 37 on the spinal and sympathetic ganglia of the chick embryo. Cancer Res., 14: 49-57(1954).

[36] Trends in experimental neuroembryology. In: Biochemistry of the Developing Nervous System. Proceed. First Internatl. Neurochem. Sympos. (ed. H. Waelsch), pp. 52-73 (1955).

[37] Analysis of Development (Co-editor with B. Willier and P. Weiss). W.B. Saunders; 735 pp. (1955).

[38] (With J. Holtfreter) Amphibians. In: Analysis of Development (ed. B. Willier, P. Weiss and V. Hamburger) W.B. Saunders; pp. 230-296 (1955).

[39] Developmental correlations in neurogenesis. In: Cellular Mechanisms in Differentiation and Growth. (14th Growth Symp., ed. D. Rudnick). Princeton Univ. Press; pp. 191-212 (1956).

[40] The life history of a nerve cell. Amer. Sci., 45: 263-277 (1957).

[41] The concept of "Development" in Biology. In: The Concept of Development (ed. D.B. Harris) pp. 49-58. (Univ. Minnesota Press; . pp. 49-58; 1957).

[42] Regression versus peripheral control of differentiation in motor hypoplasia. Am. J. Anat., 102: 365-410.

[43] Manual of Experimental Embryology (Revised edition). Univ. Chicago Press; 221 pp. (1960)

[44] Experimental analysis of the dual origin of the trigeminal ganglion in the chick embryo. J. Exp. Zool., 148:91-123 (1961).

[45] Specificity in neurogenesis. J. Cell. and Comp. Physiol., 60: 81-92 (1962).

[46] An Embryologist visits Japan. Amer. Zoologist, 2: 119-125 (1962).

[47] Some aspects of the embryology of behavior. Quart. Rev. Biol., 38: 342-365 (1963).

[48] (with M. Balaban) Observations and experiments on spontaneous rhythmical behavior in the chick embryo. Devel. Biol., 7: 533-545 (1963).

[49] Ontogeny of behaviour and its structural basis. In: Comparative Neurochemistry; Proceed. of 5th Internatl. Neurochem. Sympos.(ed. Richter). Pergamon Press; pp. 21-34 (1964).

[50] (with M. Balaban, R. Oppenheim, E. Wenger) Periodic motility of normal and spinal chick embryos between 8 and 17 days of incubation. J. Exp. Zool., 159: 1-13 (1965).

[51] (with E. Wenger, R. Oppenheim) Motility in the chick embryo in the absence of sensory input. J. Exp. Zool., 162: 133-160 (1966).

[52] (with R. Oppenheim) Prehatching motility and hatching behavior in the chick. J. Exp. Zool., 166:171-204 (1967).

[53] Emergence of Nervous Coordination. Origins of integrated behavior. 27th Sympos. of the Soc. for Devel. Biol.Develop. Biol. Suppl., 2: 251-271 (1968).

[54] Malpighi the Master. Review of Marcello Malpighi and the Evolution of Embryology, Vol. 1-V, by H.W. Adelmann. Quart. Rev. Biol.,43: 175-178 (1968).

[55] (with C.H. Narayanan) Effects of the deafferentation of the trigeminal area on the motility of the chick embryo. J. Exp. Zool., 170: 411-426 (1969).

[56] Hans Spemann and the Organizer Concept. Experientia, 25: 1121-1125 (1969).

[57] (with R.R. Provine, S.C. Sharma, T. Sandel) Electrical activity in the spinal cord of the chick embryo, in situ. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 65: 508-515 (1970).

[58] (with S.C. Sharma, R.R. Provine, T.T. Sandel) Unit activity in the isolated spinal cord of the chick embryo, in situ. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 66: 40-47 (1970).

[59] Embryonic motility in vertebrates. In: The Neurosciences Second Study Program (F.O. Schmitt, editor-in-chief). Rockefeller Univ. Press; pp. 141-151 (1970).

[60] Review of Organization and Development of the Embryo, by R.G. Harrison, edited by S. Wilens. Am. Sci.58: 321-322 (1970).

[61] Von Baer, man of many talents. Review of Karl Ernst von Baer1792-1876 (Sein Leben und Sein Werk) by Boris E. Raikov. Quart. Rev. Biol.45: 173-176 (1970).

[62] Development of embryonic motility. In: The Biopsychology of Development (E. Tobach, L.R. Aronson, E. Shaw, eds.). Academic Press; pp. 45-66 (1971).

[63] (with C.H. Narayanan) Motility in chick embryos with substitution of lumbosacral by brachial and brachial by lumbosacral cord segments. J. Exp. Zool.178: 415-432 (1971).

[64] (with C.H. Narayanan and M.W. Fox) Prenatal development of spontaneous and evoked activity in the rat (Rattus norwegicus albinus). Behaviour, 40: 100-134 (1971).

[65] Anatomical and physiological basis of embryonic motility in birds and mammals. In: Studies on the Development of Behavior and the Nervous System I (ed. G. Gottlieb). Academic Press; pp. 51-76 (1973).

[66] (with R. Skoff) Fine structure of dendritic and axonal growth cones in embryonic chick spinal cord. J. Comp. Neur., 153:107-148 (1974).

[67] Cell death in the development of the lateral motor column of the chick embryo. J. Comp. Neur., 160: 535-546 (1975).

[68] Changing concepts in developmental neurobiology. Perspec. Biol. Med., 18: 162-178 (1975).

[69] (with A. Bekoff, P.S.G. Stein) Coordinated motor output in the hindlimb of the 7-day chick embryo. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., USA, 72: 1245-1248 (1975).

[70] Fetal behavior. In: The Mammalian Fetus (ed. E.S.E. Hafez). Charles C. Thomas; pp. 68-81 (1975).

[71] (with M. Hollyday) Reduction of the normally occurring motor neuron loss by enlargement of the periphery. J. Comp. Neurol., 170: 311-320 (1976).

[72] (with M. Hollyday, J. Farris) Localization of motor neuron pools supplying identified muscles in normal and supernumerary legs of chick embryos. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 74: 3582-3586 (1977).

[73] The F.O. Schmitt Lecture in Neuroscience. The developmental history of the motor neuron. N.R.P. Bulletin (Suppl.), 15:1-37.

[74] (with M. Hollyday) An autoradiographic study of the formation of the lateral motor column in the chick embryo. Brain Res., 132:197-208.

[75] (with J.K. Brunso-Bechtold) Retrograde transport of nerve growth factor in chicken embryo. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 76:1494-1496 (1979).

[76] Trophic interactions in neurogenesis: A personal historical account. Ann. Rev. Neurosci., 3: 269-278 (1980).

[77] S. Ramon y Cajal, R.G. Harrison, and the beginnings of neuroembryology. Perspect. Biol. Med., 23: 600-616 (1980).

[78] Prespecification and plasticity in neurogenesis. Pontificiae Academiae Scientiarum Scripta Vera, 45: 433-447; reprinted In: Nerve Cells, Transmitters and Behaviour(ed. R. Levi-Montalcini). Elsevier-North Holland Biomedical Press; pp. 433-447 (1980).

[79] Embryology and the modern synthesis in evolutionary theory; Evolutionary theory in Germany, A Comment: both In: The Evolutionary Synthesis. Perspectives on the Unification of Biology (ed. E. Mayr and W.B. Provine) Harvard Univ. Press; pp. 97-112, pp. 303-308 (1980).

[80] (with J.K. Brunso-Bechtold, J. Yip) Neuronal death in the spinal ganglia of the chick embryo and its reduction by Nerve Growth Factor. J. Neurosci., 1: 60-71 (1981).

[81] Historical landmarks in neurogenesis. Trends in Neurosci., 4: 151-155 (1981).

[82] Goethe's Zur Farbenlehre (Theory of Colors). Friends of the Library of Washington University.

[83] (with Ronald W. Oppenheim) Naturally occurring neuronal death in vertebrates. Neurosci. Comm., 1: 39-55 (1982).

[84] Neurogenesis. In: Medicine, Science, and Society (ed K. J. Isselbachet). John Wiley and Sons; pp. 623-641 (1984).

[85] (with Joseph W. Yip) Reduction of experimentally induced neuronal death in spinal ganglia of the chick embryo by Nerve Growth Factor. J. Neurosci., 4: 767-774 (1984).

[86] Hilde Mangold, Co-Discoverer of the Organizer. J. Hist. Biol., 17: 1-11 (1984).

[87] Hans Spemann, Nobel Laureate, 1935. Trends Neurosci.8: 385-387 (1985).

[88] The Heritage of Experimental Embryology. Hans Spemann and the Organizer. Oxford University Press; 196 pages (1988).

[89] Ontogeny of Neuroembryology. J. Neurosci.8: 3535-3540 (1988).

[90] The Journey of a Neuroembryologist. Ann. Rev. Neurosci., 12: 1-12 (1989).

[91] The Rise of Experimental Neuroembryology: A Personal Reassessment. The S. Kuffler Lecture, 1989. Int. J. Develop. Neurosci., 8: 121-131 (1989).

[92] Neuroembryology: The Selected Papers. (Introduction by R.W. Oppenheim.) Birkhäuser; 420 pp. (1990).

[93] NGF: la ricerca, l'intuizione, la buona sorte, la scoperta. Neuroscienze, 2: 36-40 (1991).

[94] History of the discovery of neuronal death in embryos. J Neurobiol., 23:1116-23 (1992 ).

[95] (with H.L. Hamilton) A series of normal stages in the development of the chick embryo. 1951. Dev Dyn., 195: 231-72 (1992).

[96] The stage series of the chick embryo. Dev Dyn., 195: 273-275 (1992).

[97] The history of the discovery of the Nerve Growth Factor. J. Neurobiol., 24: 893-897 (1993).

[98] Memories of Professor Hans Spemann's Department of Zoology at the University of Freiburg, 1920-1932. Int. J. Dev. Biol., 40: 59-62 (1996).

[99] Introduction: Johannes Holtfreter, pioneer in experimental embryology. Dev. Dyn.205: 214-216 (1996).

[100] (as translator and editor) Differentiation potencies of isolated parts of the Anuran gastrula, by J. Holtfreter. Dev. Dyn.205: 217-222 (1996).

[101](as translator and editor) Differentiation potencies of isolated parts of the Urodele gastrula, by J. Holtfreter. Dev. Dyn., 205: 223-244 (1996).

[102] Wilhelm Roux: Visionary with a blind spot. J. Hist. Biol.30: 229-238 (1997).

[103] A historic moment: The discovery of the chemical transmission of embryonic inductions. Dev. Neurosci.19: 293-296 (1997).

[104] Hans Spemann on vitalism in biology: Translation of a portion of Spemann's AutobigraphyJ. Hist. Biol., 32: 231-243 (1999).