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Main Title Evolution of developmental mechanisms
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Akam, Michael.
Publisher Company of Biologists,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 31826373
ISBN 0948601434
Subjects Developmental biology ; Developmental Biology ; Morphogenesis ; Phylogeny ; Paleontology
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  QH491.E96 1994 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 11/18/2005 DISPERSAL
Collation 241 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
Why molecular biology needs palaeontology / S. Conway Morris -- Can the Cambrian explosion be inferred through molecular phylogeny? / H. Philippe, A. Chenuil, A. Adoutte -- Protein families in the metazoan genome / C. Chothia -- Domain organizations of extracellular matrix proteins and their evolution / J. Engel, V.P. Efimov, P. Maurer -- Hedgehog gene family in Drosophila and vertebrate development / M.J. Fietz ... {et al.} -- Growth factors in development: the role of TGF-{beta} related polypeptide signalling molecules in embryogenesis / B.L.M. Hogan ... {et al.}. Class act: conservation of homeodomain protein functions / J.R. Manak, M.P. Scott -- Evolutionary origin of development: cycles, patterning, privilege and continuity / L. Wolpert -- Evolution of cell lineage in nematodes / R.J. Sommer, L.K. Carta, P.W. Sternberg -- Evolution of echinoderm development is driven by several distinct factors / G.A. Wray, A.E. Bely -- Evolution of flowers and inflorescences / E.S. Coen, J.M. Nugent -- Evolution of vertebrate gastrulation / E.M. De Robertis ... {et al.}. Gene duplications and the origins of vertebrate development / P.W.H. Holland ... {et al.} -- Temporal colinearity and the phylotypic progression: a basis for the stability of a vertebrate Bauplan and the evolution of morphologies through heterochrony / D. Duboule -- Developmental expression of the mouse Evx-2 gene: relationship with the evolution of the HOM/Hox complex / P. Dolle, V. Fraulob, D. Duboule -- Gene loss and gain in the evolution of the vertebrates / F.H. Ruddle ... {et al.}. Evolutionary developmental biology of the tetrapod limb / J.R. Hinchliffe -- Origin of vertebrate limbs / M.I. Coates -- Hox genes and growth: early and late roles in limb bud morphogenesis / B.A. Morgan, C. Tabin -- Evolution of insect patterning mechanisms: a survey of progress and problems in comparative molecular embryology / K. Sander -- Insect embryogenesis: what is ancestral and what is derived? / D. Tautz, M. Friedrich, R. Schr oder -- Evolution of arthropod segmentation: insights from comparisons of gene expression patterns / N.H. Patel. Evolving role of Hox genes in arthropods / M. Akam ... {et al.} -- Developmental regulatory mechanisms in the evolution of insect diversity / S.B. Carroll -- Symmetry systems and compartments in Lepidopteran wings: the evolution of a patterning mechanism.