Evolution

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2000 - Medical - 722 pages
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New edition of a basic introduction to prevailing knowledge and ideas about how, why, and where the world and its organisms changed throughout history. Strickberger (Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, U. of California) presents topics including the philosophical and historical background of evolutionary
  

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Contents

BEFORE DARWIN
3
THE HISTORICAL FRAMEWORK
4
Evolution on the Web 602 Eugenics 617
7
The Origin of Systematics
9
CHAPTER
14
CHAPTER
15
Culture Science and Philosophy
17
The Lamarckian Heritage
24
EVOLUTION IN PLANTS
296
EVOLUTION AMONG
365
Platyhelminthes and Other
371
Annelida
379
Echinodermata
386
Hypotheses on the Origin
392
Fossil jawless Fish Agnatha
398
Australia
454

Summary
30
32
51
THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL
64
CHAPTER 15
69
THE BEGINNING
75
THE EARTH
85
Summary
104
MOLECULES AND
109
Viral and Bacterial Development
125
William Schopf University
129
Key Terms
137
PROTEINS AND
139
The Earths Structure 89 Evolution of Protein Synthesis
144
303
151
FROM METABOLISM
158
Key Terms 107 Oxygen
165
Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
173
Lynn Margulis University
179
THE ORGANIC FRAMEWORK
187
GENETIC CONSTANCY
189
Dominance Relations and References 254
197
References
233
SYSTEMATICS
236
Sex Linkage 202 Immunological Techniques
257
Inversions 209
271
The Randomness of Mutation 227 Combined Nucleic AcidAmino
280
Key Terms 232 Regulatory Genes and Some
286
Key Terms
292
Key Terms 407 Evolution on the Web
461
The Late Cretaceous Extinctions 429 The Fossil Record
468
Extinctions and Bipedalism
474
CHAPTER 21
484
Did Homo sapiens
486
EVOLUTION OF Speech
493
CHAPTER 22
499
Evolution of
500
CHAPTER 25
511
POPULATIONS GENE Polymorphisms and Ecological Conditions
561
357
565
Key Terms 537
568
CHANCES IN GENE Summary
575
Equilibrium Between Mutation Races
581
Summary 550
588
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Genetic Load and Genetic Death 557 Summary
600
Genetic Engineering
606
Relative Rates of Cultural and Summary
626
358
636
367
658
533
660
631
667
365
673
386
682
392
720
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