Amphibian Cytogenetics and Evolution

Amphibian Cytogenetics and Evolution

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The book is an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of the cytogenetics of a major class of animals, with chapters authored by international leaders in the field.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 456 pages
  • 165 x 241 x 25mm | 812g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0122978803
  • 9780122978807

Table of contents

James Kezer: A Pioneer in Amphibian Cytogenetics. The Phylogeny of Amphibians: Current Knowledge and the Role of Cytogenetics. Cytotaxonomy of Caecilians. Cytogenetics and Evolution of Hynobiid Salamanders. Evolutionary Cytogenetics of Bolitoglossine Salamanders (Family Plethodontidae). Cytogenetics of the European Plethodontid Salamanders, Genus. Repetitive DNA Sequences and the Evolution of Neotropical Plethodontid Salamanders. Chromosome Heteromorphism in Newts and Its Significance in Relation to Evolution and Devleopment. Evolutionary Cytogenetics of Newts of the Genus as Revealed Using Monoclonal Antibodies. Centremere Fusions and Telomere Fusions During Meiosis in Amphibia. The Influence of Life History of Karyotypic Evolution in Frogs. Polyploidy and Cytogenetic Variation in Forgs of the Genus. Chromosome Evolution in Holarctic Treefrogs. Supernumary Chromosomes in Amphibians. The Evolution of Heterochromatin in the Amphibian Genome. Sex Determining Mechanisms and Sex Chromosomes in Amphibia. Appendix I: Nomenclature for Chromosomes. Appendix II: Classification of World Amphibians. Index.
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