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The Origin and Past of Modern Humans as Viewed from DNA: Proceedings of the Workshop on the Origin and Past of Homo sapiens sapiens as Viewed from DNA - Theoretical Approach, Kyota, Japan, 14-17 December 1993

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: Recent Advances in Human Biology Volume: 1

Edited By: Sydney Brenner and Kazuro Hanihara

306 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | May 1995 | #59653 | ISBN: 9810219121
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Contents

Diregional model of human evolution, H. Baba; time scale for the human mitochondrial DNA tree, M. Hasegawa; origin of homo sapiens inferred from the age of the common ancestral mitochondrial DNA, S. Horai; levels of DNA polymorphism observed in extant hominoids and inferred in extinct hominoids, K. Kidd; genetic polymorphism and the origin and evolution of major ethnic groups, M. Nei; genetic diversity and the origin of the "Mongoloids", K. Omoto; human genetic diversity in Europe, A. Piazza; language families as evidence for human dispersals, C. Renfrew; palaeontological evidences against the constant rate of molecular substitution, T. Setoguchi; mitochondrial DNA and recent human evolution, M. Stoneking; has the human genome been deteriorating since the emergence of homo habilis?, N. Takahata; Africa-derived skulls and Africa-derived mitochondrial DNA - towards a reconciliation, P. Tobias; shifting continuity, C. Turner; mitochondrial DNA variation in human evolution and disease, D. Wallace; continuity of human evolution in East Asia as viewed from fossil evidence, X.-Z. Wu.

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