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Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution


By: Wen-Hsiung Li and D Graur

481 pages, Figs, tabs

Sinauer Associates

Paperback | Oct 1999 | Edition: 2 | #99008 | ISBN: 0878932666
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Updated to incorporate the many advances in genomics, protein engineering, computational biology and bioinformatics.


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. Appendices: timetables of evolution; basics of probability. Literature cited.

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