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Endless Forms Most Beautiful The New Science of Evo Devo

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ISBN-10: 0393327795

ISBN-13: 9780393327793

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sean B. Carroll, Jamie W. Carroll, Josh P. Klaiss, Leanne M. Olds

List price: $17.95
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"A beautiful and very important book."Lewis Wolpert, American Scientist For over a century, opening the black box of embryonic development was the holy grail of biology. Evo DevoEvolutionary Developmental Biologyis the new science that has finally cracked open the box. Within the pages of his rich and riveting book, Sean B. Carroll explains how we are discovering that complex life is ironically much simpler than anyone ever expected. Perhaps the most surprising finding of Evo Devo is the discovery that a small number of primitive genes led to the formation of fundamental organs and appendages in all animal forms. The gene that causes humans to form arms and legs is the same gene that…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English