Human Reproductive Biology


  • Richard Jones, Professor of Biology Emeritus, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
  • Kristin Lopez, Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.

This acclaimed text has been fully revised and updated, now incorporating issues including aging of the reproductive system, and updates on the chapters on conception and Gamete Transport and Fertilization, and Pregnancy.Human Reproductive Biology, 3rd edition emphasizes the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, explains advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns of today. Generously illustrated in full color, the text provides current information about human reproductive anatomy and physiology.The ideal book for courses on human reproductive biology - includes chapter introductions, sidebars on related topics of interest, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading.
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Reproductive biologists, endocrinologists, developmental biologists, and those interested in the reproductive biology of humans. Can also be used as a text for undergraduate students in endocrinology, reproductive biology, and developmental biology.


Book information

  • Published: March 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-088465-0


"...the text of choice for any college-level course in human reproduction....This new edition easily laps the competition." - Peter T. Ellison, John Cowles Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University