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Fertilization in Protozoa and Metazoan Animals: Cellular and Molecular Aspects

Monograph

Edited By: JJ Tarin and A Cano

290 pages, 43 figs7 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #111260 | ISBN: 3540670939
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About this book

This book offers the reader an integrated point of view of fertilization in the animal kingdom. As the research at the molecular and cellular level is scarce compared to the huge diversity of animal species, for each phylum or class representative species have been chosen. Each phylum/class begins with a general description of the sexual and asexual reproduction strategies of the respective species, followed by a description of the reproductive cycle as well as of its reproductive system. The main focus is on the cellular and molecular aspects of fertilization of all the selected representative species, and the book is fully illustrated with photographs and drawings to facilitate understanding.


Contents

Fertilization in Protozoa.- Fertilization in Invertebrates.- Fertilization in Fishes.- Fertilization in Amphibians.- Fertilization in Birds.- Fertilization in Monotreme, Marsupial and Eutherian Mammals.- Fertilization in Protozoa and Metazoan Animals: a Comparative Overview.-


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