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Developmental Biology

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  • Pathology of the Developing Mouseby Brad Bolon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95

    A concise treatment of abnormal development, this book includes basic biological data concerning mouse reproduction and development, both before and early after birth. It includes guidelines for performing pathology examinations, emphasizing engineered lines but also including spontaneous mutations and toxicant-induced defects. The book also contains... more...

  • Robustness and Evolvability in Living Systemsby Andreas Wagner

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 57.50

    All living things are remarkably complex, yet their DNA is unstable, undergoing countless random mutations over generations. Despite this instability, most animals do not grow two heads or die, plants continue to thrive, and bacteria continue to divide. Robustness and Evolvability in Living Systems tackles this perplexing paradox. The book explores... more...

  • Morphodynamicsby Adolf Seilacher; Alan D. Gishlick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    There are three major reasons why organisms should be similar. The first is obvious, the shared ancestry of evolution (homology). The second is shared function, recognized as convergent and parallel evolution. Perhaps frequently overlooked is a third: shared fabricational constraints. This constructional morphology is the constraints placed on form... more...

  • Developmental Genomics of Ascidiansby Noriyuki Satoh

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95

    The simplicity and lack of redundancy in their regulatory genes have made ascidians one of the most useful species in studying developmental genomics. In Developmental Genomics of Ascidians, Dr. Noriyuki Satoh explains the developmental genomics of ascidians, stresses the simplicity of Ciona developmental system, and emphasizes single-cell level analyses.... more...

  • The Prenatal Prescriptionby Peter Nathanielsz; Christopher Vaughan

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    Did you know that your actions during pregnancy impact your child's health after birth and into adulthood? That what you eat, how much you exercise, your stress level, and your immediate environment are all key factors in determining your baby's predisposition to such conditions as heart disease, obesity, diabetes, stroke, cancer, even depression?... more...

  • New Science of Lifeby Rupert Sheldrake

    Icon Books 2005; US$ 11.65

    After chemists crystallized a new chemical for the first time, it became easier and easier to crystallize in laboratories all over the world. After rats at Harvard first escaped from a new kind of water maze, successive generations learned quicker and quicker. Then rats in Melbourne, Australia learned yet faster. Rats with no trained ancestors shared... more...

  • Evolutionary Biologyby John S. Torday; Virender K. Rehan

    Wiley 2012; US$ 87.95

    An integrative view of the evolution of genetics and the natural world Even in this advanced age of genomics, the evolutionary process of unicellular and multicellular organisms is continually in debate. Evolutionary Biology, Cell–Cell Communication, and Complex Disease challenges current wisdom by using physiology to present an integrative... more...

  • Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuataraby Justin L. Rheubert; Dustin S. Siegel; Stanley E. Trauth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara is a remarkable compendium of chapters written by the world's leading experts from over four continents. The book begins with a chapter recounting historical discoveries in reproductive biology and a review of phylogenetics and up-to-date hypotheses concerning evolutionary relationships among... more...

  • Environmental Sex Differentiation in Fishby T. J. Pandian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Fish constitute an important natural renewable resource and any reduction in their ability to propagate as a result of human interference may have significant socioeconomic consequences. The negative effect of human activity on sex differentiation and reproductive output in fish is so diverse that it has been difficult to encompass it in a single... more...

  • Socio-Geneticsby Marla Sokolowski

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 166.00

    Socio-Genetics seeks to understand both the genetic and environmental contributions to individual variations in behavior. Behaviors, like all complex traits, involve multiple genes, a reality that complicates the search for genetic contributions. As with much other research in genetics, studies of genes and behavior require analysis of families... more...