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- 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...
- 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 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 2012; US$ 72.95
Cartilage, Volume 1: Structure, Function, and Biochemistry provides an in-depth treatment of cartilage structure, function, and biochemistry. Topics range from vertebrate and invertebrate cartilages to chondroblasts and chondrocytes, along with the use of transmission electron microscopy and scanning electron microscopy to examine cartilage. The collagens... 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 2014; US$ 130.00
Bones and Cartilage provides the most in-depth review and synthesis assembled on the topic, across all vertebrates. It examines the function, development and evolution of bone and cartilage as tissues, organs and skeletal systems. It describes how bone and cartilage develop in embryos and are maintained in adults, how bone is repaired when we break... 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 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...