The Coiled Spring: How Life Begins

Author(s): Ethan Bier

Date: Format: pdf Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 0879695633
Pages: OCR: Quality: ISBN13:
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Bier (biology, U. of California-San Diego) offers lay readers and general science students an accessible account of developmental biology, focusing on the principles underlying embryonic development in animals and plants. He discusses such aspects as the central dogma of biology, establishing the primary axes of vertebrate embryos, and patterning plant appendages. He also includes biographical sketches of people who have contributed signally to the field. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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