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The Resource The 7 sexes : biology of sex determination, Elof Axel Carlson

The 7 sexes : biology of sex determination, Elof Axel Carlson

Label
The 7 sexes : biology of sex determination
Title
The 7 sexes
Title remainder
biology of sex determination
Statement of responsibility
Elof Axel Carlson
Title variation
Seven sexes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few of us know much about the biology of sex determination, but what could be more interesting than to discover how we are shaped into males and females? In this book, Elof Carlson tells the incredible story of the difficult quest to understand how the body forms girls and boys. Carlson's history takes us from antiquity to the present day to detail how each component of human reproduction and sexuality was identified and studied, how this knowledge enlarged our understanding of sex determination, and how it was employed to interpret such little understood aspects of human biology as the ori
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carlson, Elof Axel
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetic sex determination
  • MEDICAL
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Genetic sex determination
Label
The 7 sexes : biology of sex determination, Elof Axel Carlson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wild guesses in an era of scientific ignorance -- The ancient world -- Monotheistic religious interpretations -- The descriptive embryology of male and female development -- The discovery of the egg in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sperm in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sex hormones -- Ploidy levels and sex determination -- The discovery of sex chromosomes -- The balance theory of sex determination -- The discovery of sex in microorganisms -- The history and interpretations of hermaphrodites and intersexes -- Dosage compensation and the sex chromosomes -- The discovery of human sex chromosome conditions -- The seven sexes of humans -- The identification and role of sex-determining genes -- The history of homosexuality -- The history of behavioral gender assignment -- The evolution of sex determination -- What does it mean to have an assigned sex? -- The quest for a unified theory of sex, gender, and sexuality -- Afterword -- Appendix: Secondary literature and the relation of biology to sex and gender -- Glossary
Control code
ocn826657879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253006547
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 426212
  • 22573/ctt16gkjt3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826657879
Label
The 7 sexes : biology of sex determination, Elof Axel Carlson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wild guesses in an era of scientific ignorance -- The ancient world -- Monotheistic religious interpretations -- The descriptive embryology of male and female development -- The discovery of the egg in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sperm in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sex hormones -- Ploidy levels and sex determination -- The discovery of sex chromosomes -- The balance theory of sex determination -- The discovery of sex in microorganisms -- The history and interpretations of hermaphrodites and intersexes -- Dosage compensation and the sex chromosomes -- The discovery of human sex chromosome conditions -- The seven sexes of humans -- The identification and role of sex-determining genes -- The history of homosexuality -- The history of behavioral gender assignment -- The evolution of sex determination -- What does it mean to have an assigned sex? -- The quest for a unified theory of sex, gender, and sexuality -- Afterword -- Appendix: Secondary literature and the relation of biology to sex and gender -- Glossary
Control code
ocn826657879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253006547
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 426212
  • 22573/ctt16gkjt3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826657879

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