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 Origin of Systematics
9
Summary
17
The Lamarckian Heritage
24
Key Terms
30
THE DARWINIAN
51
CULTURE AND
52
Responses to Creationist
63
From Amphibian Tetrapods
416
M J Benton
423
The Late Cretaceous Extinctions
429
56
439
409
452
57
454
THE BEGINNING 75 CHAPTER 20 PRIMATE EVOLUTION
463
The Australopithecines
470

Summary
104
THE EARTH 85
138
The Earths Structure 89 Evolution of Protein Synthesis
144
Dating With Radioactive Elements 94 Summary
154
Photosynthesis
162
Evolution on the Web 107 Early Fossilized Cells
170
Lynn Margulis University
177
Amino Acids 109 Summary
183
GENETIC CONSTANCY
189
Dominance Relations
197
Linkage and Recombination
203
Chromosomal Evolution
210
Regulatory Mutations
217
Mutation Rates
224
Summary
233
53
234
225
240
MOLECULAR
254
Gene Duplication and Divergence
260
DNA and Its Repetitive Sequences
268
55
270
Walter M Fitch University
274
Ancient
280
Regulatory Genes and Some
286
Molecular Evolution
292
THE HISTORICAL FRAMEWORK CHAPTER 14 FROM PROTOZOA
323
Hypotheses of Metazoan Origin
329
Forward From Multicellularity
336
Summary
343
BEFORE DARWIN 3 CHAPTER 15 DIFFERENTIATION
345
Genetic Control of Embryonic Space
351
THE DARWINIAN
365
Platyhelminthes and Other
371
Annelida
379
Echinodermata
386
Hypotheses on the Origin
392
Fossil Jawless Fish Agnatha
398
Chondrichthyes and Osteichthyes
402
62
485
Did Homo sapiens
486
Speech
493
Evolution of
500
Summary
507
14
508
FROM M ETABO LISM CHAPTER 21 POPULATIONS GENE
515
70
523
Key Terms
531
CHANGES IN GENE
533
71
537
The Kinds of Selection
542
Summary
551
GENETIC CONSTANCY INTERACTIONS
553
Genetic Load and Genetic Death
557
357
565
Discussion Questions
576
SYSTEMATICS AND CHAPTER 24 FROM RACES TO SPECIES
580
Sexual Competition and Selection
588
Hybridization
596
MOLECULAR CONTROL OF HUMAN
606
Reductionism
612
Summary
624
256
629
358
636
EVOLUTION IN PLANTS AUTHOR INDEX
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