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Biological Asymmetry and Handedness

Out of Print

Series: CIBA Foundation Symposium

By: G Bock

327 pages, Illus, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #17665 | ISBN: 0471929611
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Provides in-depth coverage of the origin and development of morphological asymmetry occurring in most types of living organisms.


Partial table of contents: Origins of the Handedness of Biological Molecules (S. Mason). Macromolecular Asymmetry (J. Galloway). Asymmetry in Protein Structures (C. Chothia). Bacterial Motility: Handedness and Symmetry (H. Berg). Two Types of Bilateral Symmetry in the Metazoa: Chordate and Bilaterian (R. Jefferies). Asymmetries During Molluscan Embryogenesis (J. van den Biggelaar). Handed Asymmetry, Handedness Reversal and Mechanisms of Cell Fate Determination in Nematode Embryos (W. Wood & D. Kershaw). Development of the Left-Right Axis in Amphibians (H. Yost). Development of Handed Body Asymmetry in Mammals (N. Brown, et al.). Establishment of Left-Right Asymmetry in Vertebrates: Genetically Distinct Steps Are Involved (M. Brueckner, et al.). The Inheritance of Left-Handedness (I. McManus). Disturbance of Morphological Laterality in Humans (J. Burn). Laterality and Motor Control (M. Peters). Index of Contributors. Subject Index.

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