Homology: The Hierarchial Basis of Comparative Biology by Brian K. Hall

By Brian K. Hall

Homology, the similarity among organisms that's as a result of universal ancestry, is the imperative suggestion of all comparative biology. besides the fact that, the applying of this idea varies reckoning on the information being tested. This quantity represents a cutting-edge therapy of the several purposes of this unifying idea. Chapters care for homology on all degrees, from molecules to behaviour, and are authored by way of major participants to systematics, normal heritage, and evolutionary, developmental, and comparative biology.

  • Commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniverary of Sir Richard Owen's seminal paper distinguishing homology from analogy
  • Contributors who're well known leaders in compative biology
  • Coverage that's either complete and interdisciplinary

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