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By Brian K. Hall

Homology, the similarity among organisms that's as a result of universal ancestry, is the crucial thought of all comparative biology. even though, the appliance of this idea varies counting on the information being tested. This quantity represents a cutting-edge remedy of the several purposes of this unifying notion. Chapters care for homology on all degrees, from molecules to behaviour, and are authored by way of prime participants to systematics, typical heritage, and evolutionary, developmental, and comparative biology.

  • Commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniverary of Sir Richard Owen's seminal paper distinguishing homology from analogy
  • Contributors who're popular leaders in compative biology
  • Coverage that's either complete and interdisciplinary

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