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Maternal effects in mammals

Maternal effects in mammals

Author: Dario Maestripieri; Jill M Mateo
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
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Evolutionary maternal effects occur whenever a mother's phenotypic traits directly affect her offspring's phenotype, independent of the offspring's genotype. This book reflects advances in genomic,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maternal effects in mammals.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008028726
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dario Maestripieri; Jill M Mateo
OCLC Number: 748903346
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The role of maternal effects in mammalian evolution and adaptation / Dario Maestripieri and Jill M. Mateo --
The genetics and evolutionary consequences of maternal effects / James M. Cheverud and Jason B. Wolf --
A theoretical overview of genetic maternal effects : evolutionary predictions and empirical tests with mammalian data / Michael J. Wade, Nicholas K. Priest, and Tami E. Cruickshank --
Maternal effects on evolutionary dynamics in wild small mammals / Andrew G. McAdam --
Maternal effects in wild ungulates / Alastair J. Wilson and Marco Festa-Bianchet --
Maternal effects on offspring size and development in pinnipeds / W. Don Bowen --
Maternal influences on development, social relationships, and survival behaviors / Jill M. Mateo --
Maternal influences on offspring food preferences and feeding behaviors in mammals / Bennett G. Galef Jr. --
The trans-generational influence of maternal care on offspring gene expression and behavior in rodents / Frances A. Champagne and James P. Curley --
Effects of intrauterine position in litter-bearing mammals / John G. Vandenbergh --
Maternal effects in fissiped carnivores / Kay E. Holekamp and Stephanie M. Dloniak --
Maternal influences on offspring growth, reproduction, and behavior in primates / Dario Maestripieri --
Maternal effects, social cognitive development, and the evolution of human intelligence / David F. Bjorklund, Jason Grotuss, and Adriana Csinady --
Maternal effects in mammals : conclusions and future directions / Jill M. Mateo and Dario Maestripieri.
Responsibility: edited by Dario Maestripieri and Jill M. Mateo.


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"This book will be useful to anyone studying maternal effects in any species, as well as to everyone studying mammals. The importance of the issues the editors consider is not just restricted to Read more...

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