Evolution and Development: Report of the Dahlem Workshop on Evolution and Development Berlin 1981, May 10-15

Evolution and Development: Report of the Dahlem Workshop on Evolution and Development Berlin 1981, May 10-15

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642455346
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 02/29/2012
Series: Dahlem Workshop Report , #22
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1982
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The Molecular Level.- Genomic Change and Morphological Evolution.- Genomic Alterations in Evolution.- Evolutionary Change in Genomic Regulatory Organization: Speculations on the Origins of Novel Biological Structure.- The Cellular Level.- The Cellular Basis of Morphogenetic Change.- A Catalogue of Processes Responsible for Metazoan Morphogenesis.- What Does the Comparative Study of Development Tell Us About Evolution?.- Pattern Formation and Change.- Genes That Control High Level Developmental Switches.- Ontogenetic Mechanisms: The Middle Ground of Evolution.- The Level of the Life Cycle.- Adaptive Aspects of Development.- The Role of Development in the Evolution of Life-Histories.- Selection for Size, Shape, and Developmental Timing.- The Level of Evolution.- The Role of Development in Macroevolutionary Change.- Developmental Constraints in Evolutionary Processes.- Change in Developmental Timing As a Mechanism of Macroevolution.- List of Participants.- Author Index.

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