Evolutionary Biology

  • Max K. Hecht
  • Ross J. Macintyre
  • Michael T. Clegg

Part of the Evolutionary Biology book series (EBIO, volume 28)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Brian K. Hall
    Pages 1-37
  3. Jeffrey R. Powell, Rob DeSalle
    Pages 87-138
  4. Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis
    Pages 139-194
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 265-274

About this book

Introduction

This volume is the twenty-ninth in this series, which includes twenty-eight numbered volumes and one unnumbered supplement. The editors continue to focus on critical reviews, commentaries, original papers, and controversies in of the reviews range from anthropology to evolutionary biology. The topics molecular evolution, population biology to paleobiology. Recent volumes have included a broad spectrum of chapters on such subjects as population biology, comparative morphology, paleobiology, molecular phy­ logenetics, developmental evolutionary biology, systematics, and the history of evolutionary biology. The editors continue to solicit manuscripts in all areas of evolutionary biology. Manuscripts should be sent to anyone of the following: Max K. Hecht, Department of Biology, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York 11367; Ross 1. MacIntyre, Department of Genetics and Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853; or Michael T. Clegg, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California 92521. vii Contents 1. Homology and Embryonic Development Brian K. Hall Introduction .............................................. 1 A Brief History of the Concept of Homology ................. 1 von Baer's Laws ........................................ 4 Germ Layers and Ernst Haeckel ............................ 6 Embryology and Homology ............................... 7 Homology: An Unsolved Problem ............................ 8 Latent Homology ........................................ 8 Serial Homology ........................................ 9 Common Origins and Common Inductions ..................... 12 Mechanisms of Gastrulation ............................... 13 Origin of the Alimentary Canal ............................ 14 Origin of Germ Cells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 . . . . . . . . . . Induction of Meckel's Cartilage ............................ 15 Induction of the Lens of the Eye ........................... 16 Development of Internal and External Cheek Pouches .......... 18 Selection for Increased Tail Length in Mice .................. 19 Regeneration and Homology .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 . . . . . . .

Keywords

Ernst Haeckel Phylogenie evolution evolutionary biology genes molecular evolution phylogeny the origin

Editors and affiliations

  • Max K. Hecht
    • 1
  • Ross J. Macintyre
    • 2
  • Michael T. Clegg
    • 3
  1. 1.Queens College of the City University of New YorkFlushingUSA
  2. 2.Cornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  3. 3.University of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1847-1
  • Copyright Information Plenum Press, New York 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5749-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1847-1
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