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From DNA to Diversity

From DNA to Diversity - 01 edition

From DNA to Diversity - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780632045112

ISBN10: 0632045116

From DNA to Diversity by Sean Carroll, Jen Grenier and Scott Wetherbee - ISBN 9780632045112
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Blackwell Science, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No
From DNA to Diversity by Sean Carroll, Jen Grenier and Scott Wetherbee - ISBN 9780632045112

ISBN13: 9780632045112

ISBN10: 0632045116

Summary

From DNA to Diversity represents the definitive synthesis of the new material on developmental genetics and evolutionary biology.

  • Premier authorship: Dr. Carroll is the pioneer in the field and the newly elected president of Society for Developmental Biology
  • Focuses on those genes, developmental processes and taxa-best known to illustrate general principles
  • Presents the cutting-edge research and theory while written in a readable and accessible way
  • Highlights the recent insights into the genetics of animal diversity
  • Offers a focused presentation of the major principles underlying the molecular genetics of animal macroevolution
  • Includes a multitude of color figures and tables to illustrate the principles and examples
  • Contains Chapter Summaries and References for in-depth reinforcement of concepts


Author Bio

Carroll, Sean : University of Wisconsin at Madison

Grenier, Jen : University of Wisconsin at Madison

Wetherbee, Scott : University of Wisconsin at Madison

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 : A Brief History of Animals
Chapter 2 : The Genetic Toolkit for Development
Chapter 3 : Building Animals
Chapter 4 : Evolution of the Toolkit
Chapter 5 : Diversification of Body Plans and Body Parts
Chapter 6 : The Evolution of Morphological Novelties
Chapter 7 : From DNA to Diversity: The Primacy of Regulatory Evolution

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