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Evolutionary biology

Author: Theodosius Dobzhansky; Max K Hecht; William Campbell Steere
Publisher: New York ; London : Plenum Press, [1967-] ©1967-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores topics such as Adaptation in Drosophila and the role of cytochrome P450s; population genetics and species conservation of the cheetah; and germ-layer theory; assymetry in the mammalian  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodosius Dobzhansky; Max K Hecht; William Campbell Steere
ISBN: 0306354071 9780306354076 0306456745 9780306456749
OCLC Number: 1127753196
Description: volumes1-8
Contents: 1. Overdominance: A Half Century Later; J.F. Crow. 2. The Molecular Basis of Adaptation in Drosophila: The Role of Cytochrome, P450s; J.C. Fogleman, et al. 3. Intersection of Population Genetics and Species Conservation: The Cheetah's Dilemma; S.J. O'Brien. 4. Molecular Clocks and Nucleotide Substitution Rates in Higher Plants; B.S. Gaut. 5. Germ Layers and the Germ Layer Theory Revisited: Primary and Secondary Germ Layers, Neural Crest as a Fourth Germ Layer, Homology, and Demise of the GermLayer Theory; B.K. Hall. 6. Fluctuating Asymmetry in the Mammalian Skeleton: Evolutionary and Developmental Implications; B. Hallgrimmson. 7. Genetic Diversity and Dispersal Capabilities in Marine Fish; S. Planes. 8. The `Classical' Explanation of Industrial Melanism: Assessing the Evidence; T.D. Sargent, et al. 9. Cranial Kinesis in Lizards: Variations, Uses, and Origins; E.N. Arnold. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Theodosius Dobzhansky, Max K. Hecht and William C. Steere.

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`All-in-all this is an entertaining and valuable book; have fun reading it.' Heredity, 82:227-228 (1999)

 
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