Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution
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|Format:||Paperback, 439 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||200 illustrations, index|
|Published In: ||United States, 14 October 1999|
This textbook has been updated to incorporate the many advances in genomics, protein engineering, computational biology and bioinformatics. In the 2nd edition, the authors continue to explain evolutionary change at the molecular level in a way that can be understood without much prerequisite knowledge of molecular biology, evolution or mathematics.
Table of Contents
Introduction Genes, Genetic Codes, and Mutation Dynamics of Genes in Populations Evolutionary Change in Nucleotide Sequences Rates and Patterns of Nucleotide Substitution Molecular Phylogenetics Gene Duplication, Exon Shuffling, and Concerted Evolution Evolution by Transposition Genome Evolution Appendix I. Timetables of Evolution Appendix II. Basics of Probability Literature Cited Subject Index Appendix I: Spatial and Temporal Frameworks of the Evolutionary Process Appendix II: Basics of Probability Literature Cited Index Taxonomic Index
About the Author
DAN GRAUR, Tel Aviv University WEN-HSIUNG LI, University of Chicago
'[AN] excellent introduction to molecular evolution ... highly recommended.' - Nature on the first edition
|Publisher: ||Sinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 18.0 x 3.0 centimeters (1.02 kg)|