By J. Todd Streelman
Supplying striking breadth of assurance in evo-devo, Advances in Evolutionary Developmental Biology provides a entire evaluate of the milestones of analysis in evolution and improvement and descriptions the intriguing learn schedule for the sphere going ahead. Compiling the viewpoints of a various team of box specialists, this well timed textual content expands the now-mature technology of evo-devo into extra advanced parts of analysis. This crucial reference is destined to develop into the go-to resource for concepts and hypotheses for a brand new new release of graduate scholars in evolutionary and developmental biology.Content:
Chapter 1 “The Genetic Tool‐Kit”: The Life‐History of a big Metaphor (pages 1–14): Adam S. Wilkins
Chapter 2 The Evolution of intercourse selection in Animals (pages 15–36): Judith E. Mank and Tobias Uller
Chapter three The Evolution and improvement of Eusocial Insect habit (pages 37–57): Adam G. Dolezal, Kevin B. Flores, Kirsten S. Traynor and Gro V. Amdam
Chapter four Evo‐Devo on Chip (pages 59–79): Mei Zhan and dangle Lu
Chapter five From Black and White to colours of grey: Unifying Evo‐Devo during the Integration of Molecular and Quantitative ways (pages 81–109): Kevin J. Parsons and R. Craig Albertson
Chapter 6 Advances in realizing Limb Regeneration in a Developmental and Evolutionary Context (pages 111–131): Jessica A. Lehoczky and Clifford J. Tabin
Chapter 7 Ectodermal Organ Stem Cells: Morphogenesis, inhabitants Regenerative habit, and Evo‐Devo (pages 133–150): Ping Wu, Li Ang, Yin Jun, Widelitz Randall and Chuong Cheng‐Ming
Chapter eight views in Evo‐Devo of the Vertebrate mind (pages 151–172): Sylvie Rétaux, Franck Bourrat, Jean‐Stéphane Joly and Hélène Hinaux
Chapter nine Evolution and improvement of Language (pages 173–201): Daniel J. Miller and Genevieve Konopka
Chapter 10 Advancing Evolutionary Developmental Biology (pages 203–217): Jeffrey T. Streelman
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EVO-DEVO OF SEX DETERMINATION Although we think of the sexes as discrete phenotypes, male and female differences emerge from an undifferentiated embryo at some point during development. Additionally, although female and male sex differences are most obvious in adults, these dimorphisms begin as small differences early in development and amplify as the individual matures (Mank et al. 2010). Sex determination is therefore perhaps best defined as the processes that underlie differentiation of key components of the sexual phenotype during ontogeny (Uller and Helantera 2011).
2009), but whether they form a part of a normal, species-typical, sex-determining developmental network remains unclear. Nevertheless, a hormonal basis for ESD systems is well supported, at least in vertebrates. , what genes it upregulates). Studies of reptiles and fish have shown that orthologues of many of the genes that are involved in sex determination in mammals and birds are expressed in gonads of TSD species (see table 1 in (Rhen and Schroeder 2010). However, the timing of expression and the extent to which it is sex-specific varies between genes and between species.