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Introduction to Population Genetics


By: Richard Halliburton (Author)

650 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Nov 2003 | #143467 | ISBN: 0130163805
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Paperback | Nov 2003 | #143466 | ISBN: 0131911732
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About this book

Provides essential background in population genetics for students from various fields of biology. It employs examples of human genetics, medical evolution, human evolution, and endangered species. It addresses mathematical modeling clearly with a variety of exercises and pedagogical aids.


1. Introduction
2. Genetic Variation
3. The Hardy-Weinberg Principle
4. Recombination, Linkage, and Disequilibrium
5. Natural Selection I: Basic Models
6. Mutation
7. Genetic Drift
8. Inbreeding and Nonrandom Mating
9. Population Subdivision and Gene Flow
10. Molecular Population Genetics
11. Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics
12. Natural Selection II: Balancing Selection and Advanced Models
13. Quantitative Genetics

Appendix A. Probability and Random Variables
Appendix B. Computer Software for Population Genetics
Answers to Problems
Literature Cited

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