Development, Function and Evolution of Teeth

By Teaford, Mark F., Smith, Moya Meredith and Ferguson, Mark W. J. (editors)

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Pp. ix, 214; numerous black-and-white photos and SEM micrographs, line-drawings and graphs.  Publisher’s original pictorial laminated boards (hardcover), sm 4to.  This is the hardcover first edition.  The contents follow:  Part I. Genes, Molecules and Tooth Initiation: 1. Homeobox genes in initiation and shape of teeth during development in mammalian embryos - P. T. Sharpe; 2. Return of lost structure in the developmental control of tooth shape - J. Jernvall; 3. Molecules implicated in odontoblast terminal differentiation and dentinogenesis - J. V. Ruch; 4. Enamel biomineralization - A. G. Fincham; Part II. Tooth Tissues: Development and Evolution: 5. Evolutionary origins of dentine in the fossil record of early vertebrates: diversity, development and function - M. M. Smith; 6. Pulpo-dentinal interactions in development and repair of dentine - A. J. Smith; 7. Prismless enamel in amniotes: terminology, function and evolution - P. M. Sander; 8. Two different strategies in enamel differentiation: Marsupialia versus Eutheria - W. von Koenigswald; 9. Incremental markings in enamel and dentine - M. C. Dean; Part III. Evolution of Tooth Shape and Dentition: 10. Evolutionary origins of teeth and jaws: developmental models and phylogenetic patterns - M. M. Smith; 11. Development and evolution of dentition patterns and their genetic basis - Z. Zhao, K. M. Weiss and D. W. Stock; 12. Evolution of tooth attachment in lower vertebrates to tetrapods - P. Gaengler; 13. Tooth replacement patterns in non-mammalian vertebrates - B. K. Berkovitz; 14. The evolution of tooth shape and tooth function in primates - P. M. Butler; 15. 'Schultz's Rule' and the evolution of tooth emergence and replacement patterns in primates and ungulates - B. H. Smith; Part IV. Macrostructure and Function: 16. Developmental plasticity in the dentition of a heterodont polyphyodont fish species - A. Huysseune; 17. Enamel microporosity and its functional implications - R. P. Shellis; 18. Pathways to functional differentiation in mammalian enamel - J. M. Rensberger; 19. Trends in the evolution of molar crown types in ungulate mammals: evidence from the northern hemisphere J. - Jernvall; 20. Function of postcanine tooth crown shape in mammals - P. W. Lucas; 21. Primate dental functional morphology revisited - M. F. Teaford.  No ownership marks.

Publisher Cambridge University Press
Publisher Place Cambridge
Date Published 2000
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A bright and clean copy in fine (new) condition.
ISBN 0-521-57011-5
Limited Edition