Advances in Evolutionary Developmental Biology by J. Todd Streelman

By J. Todd Streelman

Delivering awesome breadth of assurance in evo-devo, Advances in Evolutionary Developmental Biology provides a complete overview of the milestones of study in evolution and improvement and descriptions the fascinating study time table for the sector going ahead. Compiling the viewpoints of a various workforce of box specialists, this well timed textual content expands the now-mature technology of evo-devo into extra complicated components of analysis. This crucial reference is destined to develop into the go-to resource for ideas and hypotheses for a brand new iteration of graduate scholars in evolutionary and developmental biology.Content:
Chapter 1 “The Genetic Tool‐Kit”: The Life‐History of an enormous Metaphor (pages 1–14): Adam S. Wilkins
Chapter 2 The Evolution of intercourse selection in Animals (pages 15–36): Judith E. Mank and Tobias Uller
Chapter three The Evolution and improvement of Eusocial Insect habit (pages 37–57): Adam G. Dolezal, Kevin B. Flores, Kirsten S. Traynor and Gro V. Amdam
Chapter four Evo‐Devo on Chip (pages 59–79): Mei Zhan and grasp Lu
Chapter five From Black and White to colours of grey: Unifying Evo‐Devo throughout the Integration of Molecular and Quantitative ways (pages 81–109): Kevin J. Parsons and R. Craig Albertson
Chapter 6 Advances in realizing Limb Regeneration in a Developmental and Evolutionary Context (pages 111–131): Jessica A. Lehoczky and Clifford J. Tabin
Chapter 7 Ectodermal Organ Stem Cells: Morphogenesis, inhabitants Regenerative habit, and Evo‐Devo (pages 133–150): Ping Wu, Li Ang, Yin Jun, Widelitz Randall and Chuong Cheng‐Ming
Chapter eight views in Evo‐Devo of the Vertebrate mind (pages 151–172): Sylvie Rétaux, Franck Bourrat, Jean‐Stéphane Joly and Hélène Hinaux
Chapter nine Evolution and improvement of Language (pages 173–201): Daniel J. Miller and Genevieve Konopka
Chapter 10 Advancing Evolutionary Developmental Biology (pages 203–217): Jeffrey T. Streelman

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2011). Similar mechanisms may be important in other species with narrow, early windows of thermal effects on sex determination, whereas those where sustained temperature during gonad differentiation is needed may have different means of regulation of aromatase activity. Evolutionary Transitions between Environment-Dependent Sex-Determining Systems The comparative pattern of ESD and its developmental basis is still too poorly understood to address what is the developmental basis of the transition between different mechanisms of ESD systems.

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Elegans is interesting in that XX individuals develop as hermaphrodites, which sequentially produce first male, then female gametes. XO individuals develop as males. Androdioecious mating systems such as this, though common in plants, are relatively rare in animals, and may prevent the spread of a dominant male-determining factor such as that seen in mice (see later) as it would preclude the development of hermaphrodites. It is worth noting that the androdioecy in C. elegans is likely a recently derived state from within a dioecious clade, where individuals are either male or female and do not switch sex.

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