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By Robert J. Asher

ISBN-10: 052117676X

ISBN-13: 9780521176767

ISBN-10: 1107003261

ISBN-13: 9781107003262

Because the Nineteen Eighties, a renewed realizing of molecular improvement has afforded an exceptional point of data of the mechanisms through which phenotype in animals and crops has advanced. during this quantity, most sensible scientists in those fields supply views on how molecular information in biology aid to clarify key questions in estimating paleontological divergence and in figuring out the mechanisms in the back of phenotypic evolution. Paleobiological questions corresponding to genome dimension, digit homologies, genetic regulate cascades in the back of phenotype, estimates of vertebrate divergence dates, and charges of morphological evolution are addressed, with a unique emphasis on how molecular biology can tell paleontology, without delay and not directly, to higher comprehend life's earlier. Highlighting an important shift in the direction of interdisciplinary collaboration, it is a helpful source for college students and researchers drawn to the combination of organismal and molecular biology

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