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New Perspectives on Evolution

Series: Wistar Symposium Series

Edited By: L Warren and H Koprowski

Alan R Liss

Hardback | Apr 1991 | #13327 | ISBN: 0471560685
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Contents: Evolution Perspectives in Soviet Russia; Interplay of Organisms and Environment; Impact of Recent Advances in Molecular Biology.


Partial table of contents: EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVES IN SOVIET RUSSIA. Mechanistic and Dialectical Materialism in 20th Century Evolutionary Theory: The Work of Ivan I. Schmalhausen (G. Allen). Current State of Evolutionary Theory in the USSR (N. Vorontsov). INTERPLAY OF ORGANISMS AND ENVIRONMENT. Environmental Context of Evolutionary Change: An Example from the End of the Proterozoic Eon (A. Knoll). Parallelism and Convergence in the Horse Limb: The Internal-External Dichotomy (K. Thomson). IMPACT OF RECENT ADVANCES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, I. New Perspectives on the Molecular Evolution of Genes and Genomes (D. Hartl). Gene Structure and Evolutionary Theory (W. Gilbert). IMPACT OF RECENT ADVANCES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, II. The Phylogenetic Significance of Sequence Diversity and Length Variations in Eukaryotic Small Subunit Ribosomal RNA Coding Regions (M. Sogin). Our Recent African Past: New Mitrochondrial Perspectives on Human Evolution (R. Cann). Index.

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