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By Claus Nielsen

Animal Evolution presents a accomplished research of the evolutionary interrelationships and myriad range of the Animal country. It studies the classical, morphological details from constitution and embryology, in addition to the hot facts won from stories utilizing immune stainings of nerves and muscle mass and blastomere markings which makes it attainable to keep on with the destiny of unmarried blastomeres the entire technique to early organogenesis. till lately, the knowledge from analyses of gene sequences has tended to supply myriads of particularly diverging bushes. although, the most recent iteration of molecular equipment, utilizing many genes, expressed series tags, or even complete genomes, has introduced a brand new balance to the sphere. For the 1st time this publication brings jointly the knowledge from those assorted fields, and demonstrates that it's certainly now attainable to construct a phylogenetic tree from a mixture of either morphology and gene sequences.

This completely revised 3rd version of Animal Evolution brings the topic absolutely modern, specifically in mild of the most recent advances in molecular options. The publication is generously illustrated all through with finely particular line drawings and transparent diagrams, lots of them new.

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