978-613-9-84424-1

Autotomy

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Summary:

The regeneration of lost body parts is a remarkable biological phenomenon. In general, the tissue left after amputation or autotomy triggers one of two possible responses: scarring against regeneration. Scar formation at the wound site prevents the regeneration reaction, but is by no means understood in terms of evolution. We can assume that scars are a compromise solution that must cope with the development of complex organisms analogous to a frustrated system. Most tissues of higher organisms follow this fate of scars if damaged. This book provides zoology students with a detailed understanding of the autotomy.

Author:

Ashok K.

Biographie:

Dr. K.ASHOK, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER), Faculty of Arts and Science, Selaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, obtained his Ph.D. in Biotechnology interdisciplinary Zoology from Department of Zoology, Presidency College, Chennai in 2019.

Number of Pages:

56

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-10-11

ISBN:

978-613-9-84424-1

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Autonomy, Caudal autotomy, lizards

Product category:

SCIENCE / Zoology