Encyclopedia of Reproduction, Four-Volume Set


  • Ernst Knobil, The University of Texas, Houston, U.S.A.
  • Jimmy Neill, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, U.S.A.

The more than 550 articles in the Encyclopedia of Reproduction encompass every aspect of the biology of reproduction throughout the entire animal kingdom, covering invertebrates to humans. Each article includesa glossary and an introduction, as well as illustrations and a bibliography. Extensive aids to the reader are provided through a detailed subject index, cross references to related articles, and an index of articles by category. The Encyclopedia isdesigned to answer any and all questions related to this fundamentally important field, in non-mammalian as well as mammalian systems, from the most basic to the latest advances in assisted reproduction in humans.
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Aimed at a broad audience of varied expertise. Appropriate for students as well as researchers and professionals seeking specific information on topics outside of their immediate expertise. Should be of interest to laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, graduate and medical school libraries, departmental libraries, undergraduate, and select high school libraries.


Book information

  • Published: October 1998
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-227020-8


an encyclopedic reference work such as this is needed and welcomed... A wide variety of illustrations including tables, graphs, drawings, and excellent photographs are well utilized in each entry. This encyclopedia provides an attractive, comprehensive review of clinical and basic science involved in reproductive biology. It assembles a vast amount of information into an extremely well researched four-volume set which is unique to the literature."