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canalized character

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A trait whose variability is restricted within narrow boundaries even when the organisms are subjected to disturbing environments or mutations.

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canalized character

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A trait whose variability is restricted within narrow boundaries even when the organisms are subjected to disturbing environments or mutations.

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canalized character

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 22 words.

a trait whose variability is restricted within narrow boundaries even when the organisms are subjected to disturbing environments or mutations.

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canalized character

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 22 words.

a trait whose variability is restricted within narrow boundaries even when the organisms are subjected to disturbing environments or mutations.

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How Character Displacement Unfolds

David W. Pfennig and Karin S. Pfennig.

in Evolution's Wedge

October 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 9629 words.

Relatively little is known of the source of the phenotypic variation that fuels character displacement, as well as how different sources of variation affect the tempo and mode of character...

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Waddington’s Processual Epigenetics and the Debate over Cryptic Variability

Flavia Fabris.

in Everything Flows

May 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Metaphysics. 8555 words.

This chapter reappraises Waddington’s processual theory of epigenetics and examines its implications for contemporary evolutionary biology. It focuses in particular on the ontological...

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Evolutionary Novelties: The Origin of Homologs

Günter P. Wagner.

in Homology, Genes, and Evolutionary Innovation

April 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 16814 words.

This chapter examines the evolutionary processes that led to the origin of body parts, with particular emphasis on the concept of “novelties.” It first considers the distinction between the...

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Comparative Development of Anurans: Using Phylogeny to Understand Ontogeny1

Anne M. Maglia, L. AnalÍa Pugener and Linda Trueb.

in Integrative and Comparative Biology

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 5496 words.

Hypotheses of relationships are critical to describing and understanding patterns of evolution within groups of organisms. But rarely has a comparative, historical approach been employed to...

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To Make This Emergence Articulate

Romand Coles.

in In Search of Goodness

April 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 9593 words.

This chapter presents the recognition that alternative visions of goodness are required in a world where the dominant vision of “goodness” is deeply implicated in evil. It turns to Iris...

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Conrad Hal Waddington

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1905–1975)

British geneticist who proposed the theory of genetic assimilation to account for cases in which apparently acquired characteristics are brought under some degree of...

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DEF- and GLO-like proteins may have lost most of their interaction partners during angiosperm evolution

Rainer Melzer, Andrea Härter, Florian Rümpler, Sangtae Kim, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis and Günter Theißen.

in Annals of Botany

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8136 words.

Background and Aims

DEFICIENS (DEF)- and GLOBOSA (GLO)-like proteins constitute two sister clades of floral homeotic transcription factors that were already...

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Evolutionary Trends in the Flowers of Asteridae: Is Polyandry an Alternative to Zygomorphy?

Florian Jabbour, Catherine Damerval and Sophie Nadot.

in Annals of Botany

August 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8175 words.

Background and Aims

Floral symmetry presents two main states in angiosperms, actinomorphy (polysymmetry or radial symmetry) and zygomorphy (monosymmetry or...

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A new poecilogonous species of sea slug (Opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa) from California: comparison with the planktotrophic congener <i>Alderia modesta</i> (Lovén, 1844)

Patrick J. Krug, Ryan A. Ellingson, Ron Burton and Ángel Valdés.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

February 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 8231 words.

ABSTRACT

Cryptic species are increasingly recognized as commonplace among marine gastropods, especially in taxa such as shell-less opisthobranchs that lack...

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Rennes

Jean-Paul Midant.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1540 words.

French city, capital of the former Duchy of Brittany. It has a population of c. 197,000 and is home to a university. During World War II it was bombed heavily.

The...

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Moselle River

Andrea Hamann and Hélène Ruiz Fabri.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 2904 words.

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An assessment of morphogenetic fluctuation during reproductive phase change in <i>Arabidopsis</i>

Sylvie Pouteau and Catherine Albertini.

in Annals of Botany

May 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7722 words.

Background and Aims

Reproductive phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana is characterized by two transitions in phytomer identity, the differentiation of the...

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Rhine-Main-Danube Waterway

Katrin Tiroch.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 2659 words.

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Veto

Bardo Fassbender.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5064 words.

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The Voice of the International

Immi Tallgren.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; Transnational Crime. 10519 words.

When ‘we’ want to punish the most serious crimes of concern to the international community as a whole, who is ‘we’? The article embarks on an excursion where ‘we’ in the contexts of...

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