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Science  05 Feb 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5403, pp. 799
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5403.799

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Master Control Genes in Development and Evolution The Homeobox Story. Walter J. Gehring. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1999. 254 pp. $35. ISBN 0-300-07409-3.

In this combination of historical perspective and textbook, Gehring gives a precise personal view of his intellectual lineage and a more detailed (and difficult) survey of different modes of development in animals ranging from worms to mice.