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This publication represents the 1st research of the evolutionary value of sperm phenotypes and derived sperm qualities and the prospective choice pressures accountable for sperm-egg coevolution.

An knowing of sperm evolution is quick constructing and provides to make clear many themes from simple reproductive biology to the evolutionary procedure itself in addition to the sperm proteome, the sperm genome and the quantitative genetics of sperm. The Editors have pointed out 15 subject matters of present curiosity and organic value to hide all facets of this weird and wonderful, attention-grabbing and significant topic. It contains the main entire and updated overview of the evolution of sperm and tips for destiny study, written by way of specialists in either sperm biology and evolutionary biology. the combo of evolution and sperm is a effective combine, and this can be the definitive account.

* the 1st evaluate survey of this rising field
* Written through specialists from a large array of disciplines from the physiological and biomedical to the ecological and evolutionary
* Sheds mild at the intricacies of copy and the coevolution of sperm, egg and reproductive habit

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