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Facilitated Variation

Marc W. Kirschner and John C. Gerhart

in Evolution—the Extended Synthesis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513678
eISBN:
9780262315142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513678.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes the importance of developmental systems to evolutionary variation and examines some general properties of biological systems that deconstrain phenotypic change. It argues that ... More


Multiplicity in Unity: Plant Subindividual Variation and Interactions with Animals

Carlos M. Herrera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226327938
eISBN:
9780226327952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327952.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The main purpose of this book is to present the message that when one looks at subindividual variability, a feature that was either unnoticed or taken as a nuisance turns into an opportunity for ... More


Phenotypic Plasticity and Phenotypic Links in Larval Development

Luis Giménez

in Developmental Biology and Larval Ecology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 7

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190648954
eISBN:
9780197538005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648954.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Marine crustaceans show a suite of phenotypically plastic responses to the environment, with some restricted to the larval phase and others transcending life history boundaries, linking life phases ... More


What Is the Evidence that Natural Selection Maintains Variation in Animal Personalities?

Niels J. Dingemanse and Denis RÉale

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter investigates the role of evolutionary mechanisms in maintaining behavioral variation in animals. It analyzes whether natural selection favors situations where both phenotypic variation ... More


Population Dynamics

Andrew P. Hendry

in Eco-evolutionary Dynamics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691145433
eISBN:
9781400883080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145433.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter evaluates various methods for inferring how phenotypes/genotypes influence population dynamics, including extensions of the year-by-year tracking approach used in analyzing the ... More


Quantitative Behavioral Genetics

Helen E. Longino

in Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226492872
eISBN:
9780226921822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921822.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses the quantitative behavioral genetics approach to understanding human behavior, covering methods, scope, and assumptions. Quantitative behavioral genetics is a study of ... More


Morphology and Molecules: An Integrated Comparison of Phenotypic and Genetic Rates of Evolution

Steven J. Hageman

in Species and Speciation in the Fossil Record

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377445
eISBN:
9780226377582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377582.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

Our understanding of processes that contribute to the origin of species is informed by the study of phenotypic variation (morphology) through geologic time and broader phenotypes of living organisms ... More


Detecting and understanding natural selection

Maria Anisimova and David A. Liberles

in Codon Evolution: Mechanisms and Models

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199601165
eISBN:
9780191810114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601165.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Natural selection plays an important role in the phenotypic variation. In recent years, codon models have found widespread use in the detection of selection. This chapter focuses on the phenomenon of ... More


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