Journal of Mammalian Evolution

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 157–158 | Cite as

Current Understanding and Future Work on Maternal Effects in Mammals

MATERNAL EFFECTS IN MAMMALS. Edited by Dario Maestripieri and Jill M. Mateo. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2009. 345pp., $35.00 (paper). ISBN-13: 978-0-0-226-50120-8
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biological & Environmental SciencesUniversity of Tennessee at ChattanoogaChattanoogaUSA

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