The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,034,055 members ⚫ 1,328,001 ebooks

New to

Learn more

Molecular Geometry of Body Pattern in Birds

Molecular Geometry of Body Pattern in Birds by Antonio Lima-de-Faria
Buy this eBook
US$ 219.00
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

After having read this book you will never see birds in the same way again.

The unexpected patterns displayed by a bird’s body have been seen as bizarre events that demanded little attention or were described as ‘amazing curiosities’.

None of these surprising features seem to be fortuitous. They appear to be an integral part of a rigid order and a coherent geometry, which is directed by simple gene interactions and molecular cascades occurring at various cellular levels, and at different times, during the organism’s development.

A novel geometry unfolds in front of your eyes, giving the body configurations another meaning.

Lima-de-Faria is Professor Emeritus of Molecular Cytogenetics at Lund University, Lund, Sweden. This is his sixth book dealing with the molecular organization of the chromosome and its implications for the understanding of the mechanisms responsible for biological evolution.

Springer Berlin Heidelberg; March 2012
170 pages; ISBN 9783642253010
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Molecular Geometry of Body Pattern in Birds
Author: Antonio Lima-de-Faria
  • News
  • Contents
No entry found