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Evolutionary Biology, Volume 30

Series: Evolutionary Biology Volume: 30

Edited By: Max K Hecht, Ross J MacIntyre and Michael T Clegg

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #100859 | ISBN: 0306456745
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About this book

Topics include: adaptation in Drosophila and the role of cytochrome P450s; Population genetics and species conservation of the cheetah; germ-layer theory; assymetry in the mammalian skeleton; genetic diversity of marine fish; the phenomenon of industrial melanism and the variation in lizard cranal kinesis.

'All-in-all this is an entertaining and valuable book; have fun reading it.' Heredity, 82:227-228 (1999)


Contents

1. Overdominance: A Half Century Later; J.F. Crow. 2. The Molecular Basis of Adaptation in Drosophila: The Role of Cytochrome, P450s; J.C. Fogleman, et al. 3. Intersection of Population Genetics and Species Conservation: The Cheetah's Dilemma; S.J. O'Brien. 4. Molecular Clocks and Nucleotide Substitution Rates in Higher Plants; B.S. Gaut. 5. Germ Layers and the Germ Layer Theory Revisited: Primary and Secondary Germ Layers, Neural Crest as a Fourth Germ Layer, Homology, and Demise of the GermLayer Theory; B.K. Hall. 6. Fluctuating Asymmetry in the Mammalian Skeleton: Evolutionary and Developmental Implications; B. Hallgrimmson. 7. Genetic Diversity and Dispersal Capabilities in Marine Fish; S. Planes. 8. The 'Classical' Explanation of Industrial Melanism: Assessing the Evidence; T.D. Sargent, et al. 9. Cranial Kinesis in Lizards: Variations, Uses, and Origins; E.N. Arnold. Index.

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