New PDF release: Advances in Evolutionary Developmental Biology

By J. Todd Streelman

ISBN-10: 1118131118

ISBN-13: 9781118131114

ISBN-10: 1118707443

ISBN-13: 9781118707449

Delivering awesome breadth of insurance in evo-devo, Advances in Evolutionary Developmental Biology provides a entire overview of the milestones of analysis in evolution and improvement and descriptions the interesting examine time table for the sector going ahead. Compiling the viewpoints of a various crew of box specialists, this well timed textual content expands the now-mature technological know-how of evo-devo into extra advanced parts of analysis. This crucial reference is destined to turn 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 choice 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 cling Lu
Chapter five From Black and White to colors of grey: Unifying Evo‐Devo throughout the Integration of Molecular and Quantitative techniques (pages 81–109): Kevin J. Parsons and R. Craig Albertson
Chapter 6 Advances in knowing 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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2002), suggesting that TSD could originate via mutation in this gene, making its expression temperaturedependent. If TSD is under positive selection, this may subsequently result in evolutionary loss of genetic variation (and hence heterogamety) and evolution of a system with strong environmental effects on sex determination. Dmrt1 may also be involved in transitions in the opposite direction. In birds, the gene sits on the Z chromosome and is therefore more highly expressed in males (the homogametic sex) and seems to occupy the most upstream position in the sex-determining network (Smith et al.

Circumstantial evidence for this comes from the fact that clades with old heteromorphic sex chromosomes, such as birds, mammals, and Drosophila, show little evidence of change in sex determination. There are several reasons why this might be the case, many relating to the unusual sex-specific selection pressures acting on sex chromosomes. Very briefly, sex chromosome systems come in two major flavors: female heterogamety where females have one Z and one W and males have two Z chromosomes, and male heterogamety where females have two X chromosomes and males one X and one Y.

C. W. ), pp. 26–45. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , While, G. , Wapstra, E. (2010). Climate-driven population divergence in sex-determining systems. Nature 468, 436–U262. , Kratochvíl, L. (2009). Phylogeny of sex-determining mechanisms in squamate reptiles: Are sex chromosomes an evolutionary trap? Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156, 168–183. , Wilkins, A. (2004). The evolution of the Drosophila sexdetermination pathway. Genetics 166, 1761–1773. , Rollins, L. , Brooks, R. C.

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