By Robert J. Asher

ISBN-10: 052117676X

ISBN-13: 9780521176767

ISBN-10: 1107003261

ISBN-13: 9781107003262

Because the Nineteen Eighties, a renewed knowing of molecular improvement has afforded an extraordinary point of data of the mechanisms in which phenotype in animals and vegetation has developed. during this quantity, most sensible scientists in those fields supply views on how molecular information in biology aid to explain key questions in estimating paleontological divergence and in figuring out the mechanisms in the back of phenotypic evolution. Paleobiological questions equivalent to genome measurement, digit homologies, genetic keep watch over cascades at the back of phenotype, estimates of vertebrate divergence dates, and premiums of morphological evolution are addressed, with a distinct emphasis on how molecular biology can tell paleontology, at once and not directly, to higher comprehend life's prior. Highlighting an important shift in the direction of interdisciplinary collaboration, this can be a necessary source for college kids and researchers drawn to the combination of organismal and molecular biology

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