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  • Key Transitions in Animal Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Desalle, Bernd Schierwater

    Tackling one of the most difficult and delicate of the evolutionary questions, this challenging book summarizes the more recent results in phylogenetics and developmental biology that address the evolution of key innovations in metazoans. Divided into three sections, the first considers the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Sex Differentiation in Fish

    1st Edition

    By T. J. Pandian

    Fish constitute an important natural renewable resource and any reduction in their ability to propagate as a result of human interference may have significant socioeconomic consequences. The negative effect of human activity on sex differentiation and reproductive output in fish is so diverse that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Deferred Development

    Setting Aside Cells for Future Use in Development in Evolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cory Douglas Bishop, Brian K. Hall

    This volume examines cells set aside during development for use later in ontogeny or in adult life. There is no single term for such cells. The cells explored fall within several major categories — stem cells, set-aside cells (in echinoderm larvae), imaginal discs in insects such as Drosophila,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    CRC Press
    Evolutionary Cell Biology

  • Equine Clinical Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Graham Munroe

    New to the second edition: - All chapters are updated throughout - Additional chapters on the axial musculoskeletal system (neck, back and pelvis) and muscle diseases and problems - A whole new section on soft tissue injuries of the foot - More information on diagnostic tests including over-ground…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    CRC Press

  • The Masterpiece of Nature

    The Evolution and Genetics of Sexuality, 1st Edition

    By Graham Bell

    Originally published in 1982, The Masterpiece of Nature examines sex as representative of the most important challenge to the modern theory of evolution. The book suggests that sex evolved, not as the result of normal Darwinian processes of natural selection, but through competition between…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Tunicates

    1st Edition

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh

    The ocean is a source of unique natural products, mainly accumulated in living organisms. The c.4000 species of tunicates or sea squirts (Phylum, Chordata; Subphylum, Urochordata) are a high-potential yet under-studied source of bioactive compounds for pharmaceuticals. The secondary metabolites…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    CRC Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Neanderthals in the Classroom

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Marie Watts

    Neanderthals in the Classroom examines the ongoing battle surrounding evolution from a cultural and historical perspective and then puts Theodosius Dobzhansky’s claim that “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” to the ultimate test by exploring the potential evolutionary…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    CRC Press

  • Modern Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

    1st Edition

    By Nduka Okafor

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    CRC Press

  • Biogeology

    Evolution in a Changing Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Michaux

    This detailed exposition gives background and context to how modern biogeography has got to where it is now. For biogeographers and other researchers interested in biodiversity and the evolution of life on islands, Biogeology: Evolution in a Changing Landscape provides an overview of a large swathe…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • The Semantic Theory of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Marcello Barbieri

    Originally published in 1985, The Semantic Theory of Evolution addresses the notion that life is not shaped by the single law of natural selection, but instead by a plurality of laws that resemble grammatical rules in language. This remarkable work presents a semantic theory centering on the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Evolutionary Change

    Toward a Systemic Theory of Development and Maldevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Aron Katsenelinboigen

    Originally published in 1997 Evolutionary Change addresses the somatic mechanism of change. Although astounding advances in molecular biology have opened up new engineering possibilities to shape our future in terms of "improving" the human species as well as eradicating all kinds of pathological…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • In Vitro Methods in Developmental Toxicology

    Use in Defining Mechanisms and Risk Parameters, 1st Edition

    By Gary L. Kimmel, Devendra M. Kochhar

    First Published in 1990, this text brings together the work of several investigators who used in vitro techniques to probe the nature of embryonic cell response to a diverse group of chemical agents. It focuses on the approaches, limitations, usefulness and applicability of defining mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    CRC Press
    Routledge Revivals

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