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Influence of Alcohol on Structure of the Developing Human Brain

Susanna L. Fryer, Christie L. McGee, Andrea D. Spadoni, and Edward P. Riley

in Brain Development: Normal Processes and the Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183139
eISBN:
9780199865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183139.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter discusses the brain structural changes arising from fetal alcohol exposure. It argues that teratogenic exposure to alcohol causes permanent changes in brain structure and differentially ... More


EUBILATERIA

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Eubilateria is a clade with a whole suite of morphological apomorphies and a monophyly supported by practically all molecular phylogenies and studies of Hox genes. One of the most well-defined ... More


Biomimetic systems

Tony J. Prescott

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0038
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

So far in this volume we have considered the nature of living things and some of their key building blocks and capabilities. This has set the stage for the current section and the next where we will ... More


Evolutionary Conservation Biology

Philip W. Hedrick

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0036
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Conservation biology as a discipline focused on endangered species is young and dates only from the late 1970s. Although conservation of endangered species ... More


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