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Keywords and concepts in evolutionary developmental biology

Author: Brian K Hall; Wendy M Olson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
Series: Harvard University Press reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covering more than 50 central terms and concepts in entries written by leading experts, this book offers an overview of this new subdiscipline of biology, providing the core insights and ideas that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keywords and concepts in evolutionary developmental biology.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)623245826
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian K Hall; Wendy M Olson
ISBN: 0674009045 9780674009042 9780674022409 0674022408
OCLC Number: 50761342
Description: xvi, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : evolutionary developmental mechanisms / Brian K. Hall and Wendy M. Olson --
Animal phyla / Graham E. Budd --
Atavism / Melanie L.J. Stiassny --
Behavioral development and evolution / Gilbert Gottlieb --
Canalization and genetic assimilation / Adam Wilkins --
Cell determination and differentiation / Andrew Collazo --
Cell types, numbers, and body plan complexity / James W. Valentine --
Conserved early embryonic stages / Frietson Galis and Barry Sinervo --
Constraint / Kurt Schwenk and Günter P. Wagner. Development, evolution, and evolutionary developmental biology / Scott F. Gilbert and Richard M. Burian --
Developmental genetics / Scott F. Gilbert and Richard M. Burian --
Developmental mechanisms : animals / Bruce M. Carlson --
Developmental processes that generate plant form / Tsvi Sachs --
Developmental systems theory / Jason Scott Robert --
Direct Development / James Hanken --
Embryonic induction / Roger Sawyer and Loren Knapp --
Environment / Carl D. Schlichting --
Epigenesis and epigenetics / Gerg B. Müller and Lennart Olsson. Evolution of plant body plans and allometry / Karl J. Niklas --
Evolvability / John Gerhart and Marc Kirschner --
Fossils and paleobiology / Armand De Ricqles and Kevin Padian --
Gene regulation / David Stern --
Genome size / Elizabeth L. Jockusch --
Germ cells and germ plasm / Mary Lou King --
Growth / Joan T. Richtsmeier --
Hierarchy / Stuart A. Newman --
Homeotic genes in animals / Anne C. Burke and Susan Brown --
Homeotic genes in flowering plants / Hong Ma --
Homology and homoplasy / David B. Wake --
Inheritance : extragenomic / Jan Sapp. Inheritance : genomic / Norman Maclean --
Innovation / Gerd B. Müller and Günter P. Wagner --
Larvae and larval evolution / Michael Hart --
Life history evolution / Marvalee H. Wake --
Lineages : cell and phyletic / David R. Lindberg and Robert P. Guralnick --
Micro-, macro-, and megaevolution / Wallace Arthur --
Modularity / Gillian L. Gass and Jessica A. Bolker --
Morphology / Marvalee H. Wake and Adam P. Summers --
Ontogenetic integration of form and function / Susan W. Herring --
Phenotype and genotype / Kenneth M. Weiss. Phenotypic plasticity / Paul M. Brakefiled and Pieter J. Wijngaarden --
Phylogeny / Brent Mishler --
Phylotype and zootype / Jonathan M.W. Slack --
Regeneration in the Metazoa / Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado --
Segmentation / Grace Panganiban --
Selection : units and levels in developing systems / Manfred D. Laubichler --
Space, time, and repatterning / Miriam Zelditch --
Speciation / Jukka Jernvall --
Time / John O. Reiss --
Variation / Benedikt Hallgrimsson.
Series Title: Harvard University Press reference library.
Responsibility: editors, Brian K. Hall, Wendy M. Olson.

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