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- Springer 2008; US$ 119.00
Offers a presentation of various aspects of neural crest cell origins development and evolution; neural crest cell behavior and anomalies that arise from defective neural crest development. This book discusses the origins of the neural crest in embryology using the information on the molecular basis of the specification of the neural crest. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 137.00
Bones and Cartilage provides the most in-depth review ever assembled on the topic. It examines the function, development and evolution of bone and cartilage as tissues, organs and skeletal systems. It describes how bone and cartilage is developed in embryos and are maintained in adults, how bone reappears when we break a leg, or even regenerates... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 38.00
Long ago, fish fins evolved into the limbs of land vertebrates and tetrapods. During this transition, some elements of the fin were carried over while new features developed. Lizard limbs, bird wings, and human arms and legs are therefore all evolutionary modifications of the original tetrapod limb. A comprehensive look at the current state... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 69.95
The application of homology varies depending on the data being examined. This volume represents a state-of-the-art treatment of the different applications of this unifying concept. Chapters deal with homology on all levels, from molecules to behavior, and are authored by leading contributors to systematics, natural history, and evolutionary, developmental,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Cartilage, Volume 3: Biomedical Aspects is a compilation of articles that covers the various aspects of age-related cartilage deterioration, bone disease, and genetic mutation. The book is composed of 10 chapters that highlight different subjects related to the diseases and malformations of cartilage. Relevant topics that are discussed in each chapter... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Developmental and Cellular Skeletal Biology reviews the development, growth, and cell biology of the skeleton. The monograph provides a comprehensive overview of the aspects of skeletal biology, focusing mainly on the cellular level. It covers topics on the types of skeletal tissues, its evolution, and origin; location of the skeleton within the embryo;... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Homology, the similarity between organisms that is due to common ancestry, is the central concept of all comparative biology. However, the application of this concept varies depending on the data being examined. This volume represents a state-of-the-art treatment of the different applications of this unifying concept. Chapters deal with homology on... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 97.95
Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection was based on the observation that there is variation between individuals within the same species. This fundamental observation is a central concept in evolutionary biology. However, variation is only rarely treated directly. It has remained peripheral to the study of mechanisms of evolutionary change.... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 89.95
Illuminating the processes and patterns that link genotype to phenotype, epigenetics seeks to explain features, characters, and developmental mechanisms that can only be understood in terms of interactions that arise above the level of the gene. With chapters written by leading authorities, this volume offers a broad integrative survey of epigenetics.... more...