Spiderwebs and Silk: Tracing Evolution from Molecules to Genes to Phenotypes

Synopsis

This book links the molecular evolution of silk proteins to the evolution and behavioral ecology of web-spinning spiders and other arthropods. Craig's book draws together studies from biochemistry through molecular genetics, cellular physiology, ecology, and behavior to present an integratedunderstanding of an interesting biological system at the molecular and organizational levels.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • C. Riekel
  • M. Lehrer
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2003