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Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology

Established and Emerging

Edited by: Agnès Boutet , Bernd Schierwater

Print publication date:  December  2021
Online publication date:  December  2021

Print ISBN: 9780367444471
eBook ISBN: 9781003217503
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781003217503
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The importance of molecular approaches for comparative biology and the rapid development of new molecular tools is unprecedented. The extraordinary molecular progress belies the need for understanding the development and basic biology of whole organisms. Vigorous international efforts to train the next-generation of experimental biologists must combine both levels ? next generation molecular approaches and traditional organismal biology. This book provides cutting-edge chapters regarding the growing list of marine model organisms. Access to and practical advice on these model organisms have become a conditio sine qua non for a modern education of advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and postdocs working on marine model systems. Model organisms are not only tools they are also bridges between fields ? from behavior, development and physiology to functional genomics.

Key Features

  • Offers deep insights into cutting-edge model system science
  • Provides in-depth overviews of all prominent marine model organisms
  • Illustrates challenging experimental approaches to model system research
  • Serves as a reference book also for next-generation functional genomics applications
  • Fills an urgent need for students

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Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Marine Bacterial Models for Experimental Biology Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Brown Algae Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Unicellular Relatives of Animals Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Porifera Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Homoscleromorph Sponge, Oscarella lobularis  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Placozoa Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Nematostella vectensis as a Model System Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The Marine Jellyfish Model, Clytia hemisphaerica  Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Upside-Down Jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana as an Emerging Model System to Study Cnidarian–Algal Symbiosis Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Acropora—The Most-Studied Coral Genus Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Stylophora pistillata—A Model Colonial Species in Basic and Applied Studies Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Symsagittifera roscoffensis as a Model in Biology Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The Annelid Platynereis dumerilii as an Experimental Model for Evo-Devo and Regeneration Studies Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Cycliophora—An Emergent Model Organism for Life Cycle Studies Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Crustaceans Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Parhyale hawaiensis, Crustacea Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Echinoderms Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Echinoderms Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Cephalochordates Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Solitary Ascidians Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Botryllus schlosseri—A Model Colonial Species in Basic and Applied Studies Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Cyclostomes (Lamprey and Hagfish) Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Current Trends in Chondrichthyes Experimental Biology Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Anemonefishes Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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