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作者 Wagner, Günter P
書名 Homology,genes,and evolutionary innovation / GuÌ̂nter P. Wagner
出版項 Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2014]
2014
國際標準書號 9780691156460
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 生命科學圖書館  QU475 E118h 2014    到期 10-01-19    30150100455184
說明 xiii, 478 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-465) and index
Homology-a similar trait shared by different species and derived from common ancestry, such as a seal's fin and a bird's wing-is one of the most fundamental yet challenging concepts in evolutionary biology. This groundbreaking book provides the first mechanistically based theory of what homology is and how it arises in evolution. GuÌ̂nter Wagner, one of the preeminent researchers in the field, argues that homology, or character identity, can be explained through the historical continuity of character identity networks-that is, the gene regulatory networks that enable differential gene expression...
主題 Developmental genetics
Evolution (Biology)
Genetic regulation
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