Über den Autor
Martin H. Johnson is Professor of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, and Honorary Academic Fellow of St Paul's College, Sydney, Australia
Preface viirnHow to use this book viiirnAcknowledgements ixrnFeatures of your textbook xrnPART 1: Introduction 1rn1 What is reproduction? 3rnPART 2: Making men and women 33rn2 Sex 35rn3 Sexual maturation 50rn4 Gender 69rn5 Sexual selection 85rnPART 3: Preparing for pregnancy 103rn6 Making sperm 105rn7 Men 122rn8 Making eggs 133rn9 Women 151rnPART 4: Making an embryo 173rn10 Sperm and eggs 175rn11 Fertilization 189rn12 Initiating pregnancy 206rnPART 5: Maintaining a pregnancy 225rn13 Supporting the embryo and fetus 227rn14 Growing the fetus 245rn15 Fetal challenges 258rnPART 6: A new individual 271rn16 Preparing for birth 273rn17 Giving birth 283rn18 Lactation 297rn19 Postnatal care 309rnPART 7: Manipulating reproduction 323rn20 Regulating fertility 325rn21 Restoring fertility 340rn22 Society and reproduction 356rnIndex 365
Providing essential reading for medical, veterinary and biological science students, and students of physiology and trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology, the seventh edition of Essential Reproduction offers an up-to-date account of the fundamentals of reproduction within the context of cutting-edge knowledge and examples of its application. It provides a multidisciplinary approach integrating physiology, genetics, behaviour, anatomy and clinical science, to give thorough coverage of the study of mammalian reproduction.rnEssential Reproduction is now accompanied by the Wiley E-Text: Powered by VitalSource, and includes:n* The latest on conceptual, informational and applied aspects of reproductionn* A new structure offering a more logical approach to study and revisionn* Expanded further reading suggestions to support researchrnA companion website at www.essentialreproduction.com features all of the images from the book to download - perfect for instructor and student support.