By Jr, Lewis I. Held

ISBN-10: 1107147182

ISBN-13: 9781107147188

ISBN-10: 1316601218

ISBN-13: 9781316601211

people and flies glance not anything alike, but their genetic circuits are remarkably related. the following, Lewis I. Held, Jr compares the genetics and improvement of the 2 to check the facts for deep homology, the largest discovery from the rising box of evolutionary developmental biology. Remnants of the working procedure of our hypothetical universal ancestor six hundred million years in the past are in comparison in chapters prepared through sector of the physique, from the worried procedure, limbs and middle, to imaginative and prescient, listening to and scent. inspiration maps offer a transparent figuring out of the complicated matters addressed, whereas encyclopaedic tables supply accomplished inventories of genetic info. Written in an enticing variety with a reference part directory hundreds of thousands of suitable courses, this can be a important source for medical researchers, and graduate and undergraduate students.

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