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Keywords and Concepts in Evolutionary Developmental Biology

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$48.50 • £38.95 • €43.50

ISBN 9780674022409

Publication Date: 09/01/2006


496 pages

5-13/16 x 8-7/8 inches

25 line illustrations, 7 tables

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  • Foreword [John Tyler Bonner]
  • 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 [Andres 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: Animal [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 [Gerd 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 Ricqlès 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. Brakefield 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 Hallgrímsson]
  • References
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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