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Animal EvolutionGenomes, Fossils, and Trees

Animal Evolution: Genomes, Fossils, and Trees

Maximilian J. Telford and D.T.J. Littlewood (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199549429
eISBN:
9780191721601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549429.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Developmental Biology

Animal life, now and over the past half billion years, is incredibly diverse. Describing and understanding the evolution of this diversity of body plans — from vertebrates such as humans and fish to ... More

The Dynamic GenomeA Darwinian Approach

The Dynamic Genome: A Darwinian Approach

Antonio Fontdevila

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199541379
eISBN:
9780191728532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541379.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Developmental Biology

The ever‐increasing knowledge of whole genome sequences is unveiling a variety of new structures and mechanisms that impinge on current evolutionary theory. The origin of species, the evolution of ... More

Integrating Evolutionary Biology into Medical Educationfor maternal and child healthcare students, clinicians, and scientists

Integrating Evolutionary Biology into Medical Education: for maternal and child healthcare students, clinicians, and scientists

Jay Schulkin and Michael Power (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198814153
eISBN:
9780191851803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814153.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Developmental Biology

Clinicians and scientists are increasingly recognising the importance of an evolutionary perspective in studying the aetiology, prevention, and treatment of human disease; the growing prominence of ... More

The Molecular Organography of Plants

The Molecular Organography of Plants

Quentin Cronk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550357
eISBN:
9780191720154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550357.001.1
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Developmental Biology

This book surveys the momentous morphological change in plant evolution that created the terrestrial biosphere as we know it today. It takes as its premise that the study of plant evolution at its ... More

Organism and EnvironmentEcological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation

Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation

Sonia E. Sultan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199587070
eISBN:
9780191814013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587070.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Developmental Biology

The biologically intimate, causally reciprocal relationship between organisms and their environments shapes individual adaptation, ecological communities, and selective evolution. The book ... More

Respiratory Biology of Animalsevolutionary and functional morphology

Respiratory Biology of Animals: evolutionary and functional morphology

Steven F. Perry, Markus Lambertz, and Anke Schmitz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780199238460
eISBN:
9780191864056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199238460.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Developmental Biology

The aim of this book is to shed light on one of the most fundamental processes of life in the various lineages of animals: respiration. It provides a certain background on the physiological side of ... More

Towards a Theory of Development

Towards a Theory of Development

Alessandro Minelli and Thomas Pradeu (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199671427
eISBN:
9780191781117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671427.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Developmental Biology

Is it possible to explain and predict the development of living things? And is the formulation of theories helpful to achieve this aim? This volume offers an in-depth examination of the role of ... More

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