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Endless forms most beautiful : the new science of evo devo and the making of the animal kingdom / Sean B. Carroll ; with illustrations by Jamie W. Carroll, Josh P. Klaiss, Leanne M. Olds.

Author/Creator:
Carroll, Sean B.
Publication:
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 350 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Developmental genetics -- Popular works.
Evolutionary genetics -- Popular works.
Contents:
Preface: revolution #3
Introduction: butterflies, zebras, and embryos
pt. I: The making of animals. Animal architecture: modern forms, ancient designs
Monsters, mutants, and master genes
From E. coli to elephants
Making babies: 25,000 genes, some assembly required
The dark matter of the genome: operating instructions for the tool kit
pt. II: Fossils, genes, and the making of animal diversity. The big bang of animal evolution
Little bangs: wings and other revolutionary inventions
How the butterfly got its spots
Paint it black
A beautiful mind: the making of homo sapiens
Endless forms most beautiful.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-328) and index.
ISBN:
0393060160 (hardcover)
OCLC:
57316841