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Nonneutral Evolution: Theories and Molecular Data

Edited By: B Golding

256 pages, 60 illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #35641 | ISBN: 0412053918
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Examines the changes in DNA dynamics from population to species levels. `a useful update on this field of population genetics' - British Ecological Society Bulletin.

There is also a healthy mix of novel and established which broadens its appeal. - Heredity


Alternatives to the neutral theory, John Gillespie; Patterns of polymorphism and between species divergence in the enzymes of central metabolism, Walter Eanes; Molecular population genetics in Drosophila pseudoobscura - Three future directions, Steve Schaeffer; Why are levels of DNA variation positively correlated with rates of recombination in Drosophila?, Charles F. Aquadro, David J. Begun and Eric C. Kindahl; Effects of genetic recombination and population subdivision on nucleotide sequence variation in Drosophila ananassae, Wolfgang Stephan; Polymorphism and divergence in regions of low recombination in Drosophila, Montserrat Aguade and Chuck Langley; Inferring selection and mutation from DNA sequences: The McDonald-Kreitman test revisited, Stanley Sawyer; Detecting natural selection by comparing geographic variation in protein and DNA polymorphism, John H. McDonald; A neutrality test for continuous characters based on levels of intraspecific variation and interspecific divergence, Andrew Clark; Estimation of population parameters and detection of natural selection from DNA sequences, Wen-Hsiung Li and Yun-Xin Fu; Using maximum likelihood to infer selection from phylogenies, Brian Golding; Gene trees with background selection, Richard Hudson; Phylogenetic analysis on the edge: The application of cladistic techniques at the population level, Robert DeSalle and Alfried Volger; The divergence of halophilic superoxide dismutase gene sequences: Molecular adaptation to high salt environments, Patrick Dennis; Mitochondrial haplotype frequencies in oysters: Neutral alternatives to selection models, Andy Beckenbach; Gene duplication, gene conversion and codon usage, Donal Hickey, Shaojiu Wang and Charalambos Magoulas; Genealogical portraits of speciation in the Drosophila melanogaster species complex, Jody Hey and Richard M. Kliman; Genetic divergence, asymmetry and rules of speciation, Rama Singh and Ling-Wen Zeng; Polymorphism at Mhc loci and isolation by the immune system in vertebrates, Naoyuki Takahata.

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