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Evolutionary mechanisms in sex determination

Evolutionary mechanisms in sex determination

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex determination, Genetic -- Congresses.,
  • Evolution (Biology) -- Congresses.,
  • Developmental genetics -- Congresses.,
  • Sex Chromosomes -- congresses.,
  • Sex Determination -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Stephen S. Wachtel.
    ContributionsWachtel, Stephen S., International Conference on Developmental Biology, "Evolutionary Mechanisms in Sex Determination" (1987 : Memphis, Tenn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH600.5 .E96 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination322 p. :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2529588M
    ISBN 100849348307
    LC Control Number88005011

    Evolution of Sex Determining Mechanisms Том 1 от Benjamin/Cummings Series in the Life Sciences Том 1 от Collection Evolution Том 1 от Evolution (Menlo Park, Calif.) Книга 1 от Evolution series: Автор: James J. Bull: Издание: илюстрирано: Издател: Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Advanced.   One perspective on sex differences in libido. Last semester, Kim taught a course called Evolution and the Behavior of the Sexes, which led us to have a series of lively discussions about how.

    The evolution of genetic sex determination mechanisms is closely linked to the evolution of sex chromosomes. The discovery of multiple new master SD genes in teleosts provided invaluable insights on the evolution of SD and the processes of the establishment of new sex chromosomes. Furthermore, sex determination strongly affects speciation in species with sex chromosomes as sex chromosomes often show the first signs of reproductive incompatibilities (Haldane ; Presgraves ; Elgvin et al. ). Yet, in groups where sex determination is evolutionarily labile, such as reptiles, evidence that sex determination is.

      The diversity of sex-determining mechanisms in reptiles and fishes suggests a complex evolutionary history of transitions between sex determination modes [10,11]. TSD can evolve from or to male or female heterogamety, provided that there is temperature sensitivity in the GSD mechanism and selection for different levels of that sensitivity [12,13]. Sexual reproduction is ubiquitous in nature. As the engine that drives genetic diversity, sex accelerates adaptation and removes deleterious mutations. As such, it plays a central role in the origin and success of species. Studies on the major groups within the fungal kingdom have provided significant and wide-ranging contributions on the molecular bases by which sexual .


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Evolutionary Mechanisms in Sex Determination: Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by:   This novel book presents and synthesizes our current understanding, and clearly shows that sex-determination evolution will remain a dynamic field of future research.

The Evolution of Sex Determination is an advanced, research level text suitable for graduate students and researchers in genetics, developmental biology, and by: Sex-determination mechanisms are responsible for the sexual fate and development of sexual characteristics in an organism, be it a unicellular alga, a plant, or an animal.

In many cases, sex determination is genetic: males and females have different alleles or different genes that specify their sexual morphology.

Rent or buy Evolutionary Mechanisms in Sex Determination - Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases. Evolution of Sex Determining Mechanisms.

James J. Bull. Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Advanced Book Program, - Evolution- pages. 0Reviews. Classical sex determining mechanisms. Abstract: The chapters in this book are based mainly on lectures given at the International Conference on Developmental Biology, "Evolutionary Mechanisms in Sex Determination sex determination Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details", held in Memphis, Tennessee, USA in May The book provides an introduction to the biology of sex.

This book reviews and discusses our current understanding of the molecular genetic pathways of sex determination, with special emphasis on vertebrates. It features comparisons with other modes of sex determination, consideration of the biology of sexual development and discussion of the evolution of sex-determining mechanisms.

an unusual sex determination mechanism in a book louse, a little-studied group of insects. M OSTbiologistsarefamiliarwithmaleheterogamety,the mechanism of sex determination in most mammals, including humans.

Males produce two types of gametes that carry either an X or a Y chromosome, whereas females pro-duce only X-carrying eggs. Introduction. Diverse mechanisms are involved in the determination of sex in lower animals, such as the ratio of the number of X chromosomes to autosomes in Drosophila (Hodgkin, ) or the ambient temperature during incubation of the embryo in turtles, alligators, crocodiles and some lizards (Charnier, ; Bull, ; Head, May & Pendleton, ; Deeming.

The evolution of sex determination mechanisms and sex chromosomes has always been a central research topic in evolutionary biology. Because the sex determination process occurs during the early stage of development, and the regulation of sex-linked genes often involves non-coding RNAs and epigenetic modifications, this topic is an interdisciplinary hotspot with.

Based on the International Conference on Developmental Biology, "Evolutionary Mechanisms in Sex Determination", held in Memphis, MayDescription: pages:. Sex-determination mechanisms are responsible for the sexual fate and development of sexual characteristics in an organism, be it a unicellular alga, a plant, or an animal.

In many cases, sex. There are two main postulated mechanisms of sex determination: genetic (GSD, Genetical Sex Determination) and environmental (ESD, Environmental Sex Determination).

Sample Chapter(s) Features of Sex Determination in Insects ( KB). Theories on the evolution of sex determining mechanisms are reviewed for male and female heterogamety, environmental sex determination, and briefly, haplo-diploidy and hermaphroditism.

Because of their discrete and well-defined nature, sex determining mechanisms lend themselves to three types of evolutionary questions:what variety occurs. novel book presents and synthesizes our current understanding, and clearly shows that sex-determination evolution will remain a dynamic field of future research.

The Evolution of Sex Determination is an advanced, research level text suitable for graduate students and researchers in genetics, developmental biology, and evolution. This novel book presents and synthesizes our current understanding, and clearly shows that sex-determination evolution will remain a dynamic field of future research.

The Evolution of Sex Determination is an advanced, research level text suitable for graduate students and researchers in genetics, developmental biology, and s: 2. Sexual reproduction is a fundamental aspect of life.

It is defined by the occurrence of meiosis and the fusion of two gametes of different sexes or mating types. Sex-determination mechanisms are responsible for the sexual fate and development of sexual.

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The mechanisms of sex determination in fish are extremely diverse, changeable, and labile. This review analyzes the possible variants of sex determination in fish, as well as the mechanisms that. This novel book presents and synthesizes our current understanding, and clearly shows that sex-determination evolution will remain a dynamic field of future research.

The Evolution of Sex Determination is an advanced, research level text suitable for graduate students and researchers in genetics, developmental biology, and evolution.

A sex-determination system is a biological system that determines the development of sexual characteristics in an organisms that create their offspring using sexual reproduction have two sexes. Occasionally, there are hermaphrodites in place of one or both sexes. There are also some species that are only one sex due to parthenogenesis, the act of .The question of why organisms reproduce sexually is still a matter of controversy.

In this account, Professor Maynard Smith considers the selective forces responsible for the origin and evolution of sexual reproduction and genetic recombination, using quantitative population genetics arguments to support his ideas/5(15).

MOST biologists are familiar with male heterogamety, the mechanism of sex determination in most mammals, including humans. Males produce two types of gametes that carry either an X or a Y chromosome, whereas females produce only X-carrying eggs. The Y chromosome determines maleness.