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Modular organisms

Modular organisms

case studies of growth and form.

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Published by Royal Society, Distributed by Scholium International in London, Great Neck, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Growth.,
  • Developmental biology.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences.
    ContributionsRoyal Society (Great Britain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH511 .M62 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 109-224, [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2498782M
    ISBN 100854032827
    LC Control Number87670010
    OCLC/WorldCa17224180

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In modular organisms (Figure ), modular organisms on the other hand, neither timing nor form is predictable. The zygote develops into a unit of construction (a module, e.g.

a leaf with its attendant length of stem), which then produces further, similar modules. modular organism An organism in which the zygote develops into a discrete unit which then produces more units like itself, rather than developing into a complete organism.

Modular organisms (e.g. plants, fungi, sponges, etc.) usually have a branching structure and an overall shape that is highly variable and determined mainly by environmental influences. Unitary and Modular Organisms: Their Response to Environmental Changes and Perturbation1 Casey Jon Vea Group 3 Section U-2L August 3, 1A scientific paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements in BiologyPrinciples of Ecology laboratory under Mrs.

Charina Grace B. Banaay, Ist semester Abstract Every individuals or organisms dwell in a place where well. Why are modular organisms are more likely to be part of a long-term community. they have large surface attachment areas so are less vulnerable to dislodging. Why does a designated individual within a population "warn" others if this exposes it to danger.

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Modular organisms book Rev Microbiol. ; Bacteria as modular organisms. Andrews JH(1). Author information: (1)Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, MadisonUSA. [email protected] The body plan of modular organisms is based on an indeterminate structure composed of iterated units or modules arrayed at various levels of complexity (such as leaves, twigs, Cited by: COVID Resources.

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A variety of growth forms and architectures produced by modular growth in animals and plants is illustrated in Figure (for color, see Platebetween pp. and ). Modular organisms may broadly be divided into those that concentrate on vertical growth, and those that spread their modules laterally, over or in a substrate.

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A modular structure enhances the robustness of a system by decreasing the spread of a perturbation. Since robustness improves the fitness of an organism, and modularity contributes to Cited by: Modular organisms are those in which a genet (or genetic individual formed from a sexually-produced zygote) asexually reproduces to form genetically identical clones called ramets.

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Publisher. Cambridge University Press. ISBN "The lack of discussion of the life histories of modular organisms is the weakness of this book that I most regret Modular organisms are different.

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Modular organisms as functionally sub-divided structural individuals In modular organisms no simple correspondence exists between the developmental, genetic, functional and morphological criteria of individuality (Van Valen Features of Populations Unitary vs. modular growth habits of individuals Distribution: geographic range Abundance: density of individuals per unit area Populations can be sampled Age structures Sex ratios Individuals move (disperse) within the range of the population Populations change in time and space.

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Introduction to Population Ecology: Series of samples of population ecology. MODULE #1: Biology: The Study of Life Introduction In this course, you’re going to take your first detailed look at the science of biology.

Biology, the study of life itself, is a vast subject, with many subdisciplines that concentrate on specific aspects of Size: KB. Modular growth of plants can cause clumps of individuals to develop around a single genet or ramet. Animal social groups are clumps. Abundance.

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Harper, B. Rosen, J. White Modular Organisms: Case Studies of Growth and Relating to a Discussion Meeting on Growth and Form in Modular Organisms. 3 Model Organisms in the Study of Development and Disease ETHAN BIER AND WILLIAM MCGINNIS T he past two decades have brought major breakthroughs in our un- derstanding of the molecular and genetic circuits that control a myriad of developmental events in vertebrates and Size: KB.

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