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Academic & Professional Books  Evolutionary Biology  Evolution

Adaptive Evolution of Genes and Genomes

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By: Austin Hughes
270 pages, Figs, tabs
Adaptive Evolution of Genes and Genomes
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  • Adaptive Evolution of Genes and Genomes ISBN: 9780195116267 Hardback Feb 2000 Out of Print #101424
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About this book

Provides comprehensive coverage of the research caried out in analyzing adaptive evolution at the DNA level. By bridging the gap between research on molecular and phonotype evolution and contributing to the unification of the biological sciences, this book will find an audience among both researchers and graduate students in the field of evolutionary biology.
'Highly recommended reading for all evolutionary biologists ... considering the messy and emotion-laden history of the subject, this book is a landmark' Plant Systematics and Evolution

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What is adaptive evolution?; methods of sequence analysis; the neutral theory; balancing selection: the major histocompatibility complex; balancing selection - other examples; directional selection; evolution of new protein function; adaptive characteristics of genomes.

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Out of Print
By: Austin Hughes
270 pages, Figs, tabs
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