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Systematics and the Exploration of Life

By: Philippe Grandcolas(Editor), Marie-Christine Maurel(Editor)
222 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Wiley-ISTE
Systematics and the Exploration of Life
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  • Systematics and the Exploration of Life ISBN: 9781786302656 Hardback Jun 2021 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
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This book's aim is to obtain and organize knowledge about the diversity of living things. Their epistemological and methodological fundamentals are explained in the framework of the biology of evolution. The methods of construction and use of phylogenetic trees are presented as well as the classification and description of taxa with the nomenclature rules.


Introduction / Philippe Grandcolas and Marie-Christine Maurel   xi

Chapter 1. Symmetry of Shapes in Biology: from D'Arcy Thompson to Morphometrics / Sylvain Gerber and Yoland Savriama   1
Chapter 2. Impact of a Point Mutation in a Protein Structure / Mathilde Carpentier and Jacques Chomilier   17
Chapter 3. The Role of Taxonomy and Natural History in the Study of the Evolution of Eneopterinae Crickets  / Tony Robillard   33
Chapter 4. Systematics in the (Post)genomic Era: A Look at the Drosophila Model / Amir Yassin   61
Chapter 5. Dealing with Multiple Environments: The Challenges of the Trypanosome Lifecycle / Estefanía Calvo Alvarez and Philippe Bastin   79
Chapter 6. Challenges Inherent in the Systematics and Taxonomy of Genera that have Recently Experienced Explosive Radiation: The Case of Orchids of the Genus Ophrys / Joris Bertrand, Michel Baguette, Nina Joffard and Bertrand Schatz   113
Chapter 7. Exploration and Origins of Biodiversity in Madagascar: The Message of Ferns / Germinal Rouhan and Myriam Gaudeul   135
Chapter 8. Mediterranean and Atlantic Algae, a Fraternal Relationship? / Line le Gall, Delphine Gey and Florence Rousseau   147
Chapter 9. Ontogeny and Evolution of the Hyperorgan of Delphinieae / Florian Jabbour, Julie Zalko, Antoine Morel, Samuel Frachon and Isabelle Bouchart-Dufay   171
Chapter 10. Identification of Interspecific Chromosomal Homologies: Chromosomal Microdissection and Chromosomal Painting in Antarctic Teleosts Nototheniidae  / Juliette Auvinet, Agnès Dettaï, Olivier Coriton, Catherine Ozouf-Costaz and Dominique Higuet   185

List of Authors   215
Index   221

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By: Philippe Grandcolas(Editor), Marie-Christine Maurel(Editor)
222 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Wiley-ISTE
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