Sperm Biology
  • Release Date : 21 November 2008
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 674 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0080919871
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Download or read book entitled Sperm Biology by author: Tim R. Birkhead which was release on 21 November 2008 and published by Academic Press with total page 674 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Sperm Biology represents the first analysis of the evolutionary significance of sperm phenotypes and derived sperm traits and the possible selection pressures responsible for sperm-egg coevolution. An understanding of sperm evolution is fast developing and promises to shed light on many topics from basic reproductive biology to the evolutionary process itself as well as the sperm proteome, the sperm genome and the quantitative genetics of sperm. The Editors have identified 15 topics of current interest and biological significance to cover all aspects of this bizarre, fascinating and important subject. It comprises the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of the evolution of sperm and pointers for future research, written by experts in both sperm biology and evolutionary biology. The combination of evolution and sperm is a potent mix, and this is the definitive account. The first review survey of this emerging field Written by experts from a broad array of disciplines from the physiological and biomedical to the ecological and evolutionary Sheds light on the intricacies of reproduction and the coevolution of sperm, egg and reproductive behavior

Sperm Biology

Sperm Biology

Author : Tim R. Birkhead,Dave J. Hosken,Scott S. Pitnick
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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