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The Resource Essential readings in evolutionary biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and John C. Avise

Essential readings in evolutionary biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and John C. Avise

Label
Essential readings in evolutionary biology
Title
Essential readings in evolutionary biology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Francisco J. Ayala and John C. Avise
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces scholarly thought from the nineteenth-century birth of evolutionary biology to the mapping of the human genome through forty-eight essays, arranged in chronological order, each preceded by a one-page essay that explains the significance of the chosen work
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH361
LC item number
.E87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ayala, Francisco José
  • Avise, John C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolutionsbiologie
  • Evolutionstheorie
  • Evolución (Biología)
  • Biología
  • Évolution (biologie)
  • Biologie
Label
Essential readings in evolutionary biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and John C. Avise
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On the origin of species by means of natural selection (excerpt) / C. Darwin (1859) -- The descent of man and selection in relation to sex (excerpt) / C. Darwin (1871) -- A new factor in evolution / J.M. Baldwin (1896) -- The incidence of alkaptonuria : a study in chemical individuality / A.E. Garrod (1902) -- Mendelian proportions in a mixed population / G.H. Hardy (1908) -- Sex limited inheritance in Drosophila / T.H. Morgan (1910) -- Artificial transmutation of the gene / H.J. Muller (1927) -- The genetical theory of natural selection : a review / S. Wright (1930) -- A critique of the species concept in biology / T. Dobzhansky (1935) -- Genetic control of biochemical reactions in Neurospora / G.W. Beadle and E.L. Tatum (1941) -- The species concept / G.G. Simpson (1951) -- Molecular structure of nucleic acids : a structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid / J.D. Watson and F.H.C. Crick (1953) -- Hybridization as an evolutionary stimulus / E. Anderson and G.L. Stebbins (1954) -- An experimental study of interaction between genetic drift and natural selection / T. Dobzhansky and O. Pavlovsky (1957) -- An equilibrium theory of insular zoogeography / R.H. MacArthur and E.O. Wilson (1963) -- The genetical evolution of social behavior : 1 / W.D. Hamilton (1964) -- Butterflies and plants : a study in coevolution / P.R. Ehrlich and P.H. Raven (1964) -- A molecular approach to the study of genic heterozygosity in natural populations : 2. amount of variation and degree of heterozygosity in natural populations of Drosophila pseudoobscura / R.C. Lewontin and J.L. Hubby (1966) -- Construction of phylogenetic trees / W.M. Fitch and E. Margoliash (1967) -- Gene regulation for higher cells : a theory / R.J. Britten and E.H. Davidson (1969) -- Protein polymorphism as a phase of molecular evolution / M. Kimura and T. Ohta (1971) -- Punctuated equilibria : an alternative to phyletic gradualism / N. Eldredge and S.J. Gould (1972) -- Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution / T. Dobzhansky (1973) -- The logic of animal conflict / J. Maynard Smith and G.R. Price (1973) -- Parent-offspring conflict / R.L. Trivers (1974) -- Evolution at two levels in humans and chimpanzees / M.-C. King and A.C. Wilson (1975) -- Evolution and tinkering / F. Jacob (1977) -- Phylogenetic structure of the prokaryotic domain : the primary kingdoms / C.R. Woese and G.E. Fox (1977) -- Mitochondrial DNA clones and matriarchal phylogeny within and among geographic populations of the pocket gopher, Geomys pinetis / J.C. Avise, C. Giblin-Davidson, J. Laerm, J.C. Patton, and R.A. Lansman (1979) -- The spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian paradigm : a critique of the adaptationist programme / S.J. Gould and R.C. Lewontin (1979) -- Is a new evolutionary synthesis necessary? / G.L. Stebbins and F.J. Ayala (1981) -- Biological classification : toward a synthesis of opposing methodologies / E. Mayr (1981) -- Sexual selection, social competition, and speciation / M.J. West-Eberhard (1983) -- The significance of responses of the genome to challenge / B. McClintock (1984) -- On the virtues and pitfalls of the molecular evolutionary clock / F.J. Ayala (1986) -- Intraspecific phylogeography : the mitochondrial DNA bridge between population genetics and systematics / J.C. Avise, J. Arnold, R. Martin Ball, E. Bermingham, T. Lamb, J.E. Neigel, C.A. Reeb, and N.C. Saunders (1987) -- The evolution of sex and recombination / B. Charlesworth (1989) -- Experimental phylogenetics : generation of a known phylogeny / D.M. Hillis, J.J. Bull, M.E. White, M.R. Badgett, I.J. Molineux (1992) -- Gaia, nature worship and biocentric fallacies / G.C. Williams (1992) -- Homeotic genes and the evolution of arthropods and chordates / S.B. Carroll (1995) -- Transposable elements as sources of variation in animals and plants / M.G. Kidwell and D. Lisch (1997) -- The chimeric eukaryote : origin of the nucleus from the karyomastigont in amitochondriate protists / L. Margulis, M.F. Dolan, and R. Guerrero (2000) -- The evolutionary fate and consequences of duplicate genes / M. Lynch and J.S. Conery (2000) -- Ecology and the origin of species / D. Schluter (2001) -- Microbial minimalism : genome reduction in bacteria pathogens / N. Moran (2002) -- Unpredictable evolution in a 30-year study of Darwin's finches / P.R. Grant and B.R. Grant (2002) -- Genetics and the making of Homo sapiens / S.B. Carroll (2003) -- Evolution experiments with microorganisms : the dynamics and genetic bases of adaptation / S.F. Elena and R.E. Lenski (2003) -- Epilogue. Science and the public
Control code
ocn854285705
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 547 pages
Isbn
9781421413051
Lccn
2013027718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781421413051
  • (OCoLC)854285705
Label
Essential readings in evolutionary biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and John C. Avise
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On the origin of species by means of natural selection (excerpt) / C. Darwin (1859) -- The descent of man and selection in relation to sex (excerpt) / C. Darwin (1871) -- A new factor in evolution / J.M. Baldwin (1896) -- The incidence of alkaptonuria : a study in chemical individuality / A.E. Garrod (1902) -- Mendelian proportions in a mixed population / G.H. Hardy (1908) -- Sex limited inheritance in Drosophila / T.H. Morgan (1910) -- Artificial transmutation of the gene / H.J. Muller (1927) -- The genetical theory of natural selection : a review / S. Wright (1930) -- A critique of the species concept in biology / T. Dobzhansky (1935) -- Genetic control of biochemical reactions in Neurospora / G.W. Beadle and E.L. Tatum (1941) -- The species concept / G.G. Simpson (1951) -- Molecular structure of nucleic acids : a structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid / J.D. Watson and F.H.C. Crick (1953) -- Hybridization as an evolutionary stimulus / E. Anderson and G.L. Stebbins (1954) -- An experimental study of interaction between genetic drift and natural selection / T. Dobzhansky and O. Pavlovsky (1957) -- An equilibrium theory of insular zoogeography / R.H. MacArthur and E.O. Wilson (1963) -- The genetical evolution of social behavior : 1 / W.D. Hamilton (1964) -- Butterflies and plants : a study in coevolution / P.R. Ehrlich and P.H. Raven (1964) -- A molecular approach to the study of genic heterozygosity in natural populations : 2. amount of variation and degree of heterozygosity in natural populations of Drosophila pseudoobscura / R.C. Lewontin and J.L. Hubby (1966) -- Construction of phylogenetic trees / W.M. Fitch and E. Margoliash (1967) -- Gene regulation for higher cells : a theory / R.J. Britten and E.H. Davidson (1969) -- Protein polymorphism as a phase of molecular evolution / M. Kimura and T. Ohta (1971) -- Punctuated equilibria : an alternative to phyletic gradualism / N. Eldredge and S.J. Gould (1972) -- Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution / T. Dobzhansky (1973) -- The logic of animal conflict / J. Maynard Smith and G.R. Price (1973) -- Parent-offspring conflict / R.L. Trivers (1974) -- Evolution at two levels in humans and chimpanzees / M.-C. King and A.C. Wilson (1975) -- Evolution and tinkering / F. Jacob (1977) -- Phylogenetic structure of the prokaryotic domain : the primary kingdoms / C.R. Woese and G.E. Fox (1977) -- Mitochondrial DNA clones and matriarchal phylogeny within and among geographic populations of the pocket gopher, Geomys pinetis / J.C. Avise, C. Giblin-Davidson, J. Laerm, J.C. Patton, and R.A. Lansman (1979) -- The spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian paradigm : a critique of the adaptationist programme / S.J. Gould and R.C. Lewontin (1979) -- Is a new evolutionary synthesis necessary? / G.L. Stebbins and F.J. Ayala (1981) -- Biological classification : toward a synthesis of opposing methodologies / E. Mayr (1981) -- Sexual selection, social competition, and speciation / M.J. West-Eberhard (1983) -- The significance of responses of the genome to challenge / B. McClintock (1984) -- On the virtues and pitfalls of the molecular evolutionary clock / F.J. Ayala (1986) -- Intraspecific phylogeography : the mitochondrial DNA bridge between population genetics and systematics / J.C. Avise, J. Arnold, R. Martin Ball, E. Bermingham, T. Lamb, J.E. Neigel, C.A. Reeb, and N.C. Saunders (1987) -- The evolution of sex and recombination / B. Charlesworth (1989) -- Experimental phylogenetics : generation of a known phylogeny / D.M. Hillis, J.J. Bull, M.E. White, M.R. Badgett, I.J. Molineux (1992) -- Gaia, nature worship and biocentric fallacies / G.C. Williams (1992) -- Homeotic genes and the evolution of arthropods and chordates / S.B. Carroll (1995) -- Transposable elements as sources of variation in animals and plants / M.G. Kidwell and D. Lisch (1997) -- The chimeric eukaryote : origin of the nucleus from the karyomastigont in amitochondriate protists / L. Margulis, M.F. Dolan, and R. Guerrero (2000) -- The evolutionary fate and consequences of duplicate genes / M. Lynch and J.S. Conery (2000) -- Ecology and the origin of species / D. Schluter (2001) -- Microbial minimalism : genome reduction in bacteria pathogens / N. Moran (2002) -- Unpredictable evolution in a 30-year study of Darwin's finches / P.R. Grant and B.R. Grant (2002) -- Genetics and the making of Homo sapiens / S.B. Carroll (2003) -- Evolution experiments with microorganisms : the dynamics and genetic bases of adaptation / S.F. Elena and R.E. Lenski (2003) -- Epilogue. Science and the public
Control code
ocn854285705
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 547 pages
Isbn
9781421413051
Lccn
2013027718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781421413051
  • (OCoLC)854285705

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