Download PDF by Brian K. Hall: Bones and Cartilage: Developmental and Evolutionary Skeletal

By Brian K. Hall

Bones and Cartilage offers the main in-depth evaluation ever assembled at the subject. It examines the functionality, improvement and evolution of bone and cartilage as tissues, organs and skeletal structures. It describes how bone and cartilage is built in embryos and are maintained in adults, how bone reappears after we holiday a leg, or perhaps regenerates while a newt grows a brand new limb, or a lizard a tail.

This publication additionally seems to be on the molecules and cells that make bones and cartilages and the way they range in numerous components of the physique and throughout species. It solutions such questions as “Is bone regularly bone?” “Do bones that strengthen ultimately through changing different tissues, corresponding to marrow, tendons or ligaments, range from one another?” “Is fish bone kind of like human bone?” “Can sharks even make bone?” and plenty of more.

* entire assurance of each point of bone and cartilage
* choked with attention-grabbing and weird facts
* the single ebook to be had that integrates improvement and evolution of the skeleton
* Treats all degrees from molecular to medical, embryos to evolution
* Written in a full of life, available style
* broadly illustrated and referenced
* Integrates research of differentiation, progress and patterning
* Covers the entire vertebrates in addition to invertebrate cartilages
* Identifies the stem cells in embryos and adults which could make skeletal tissues

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