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Evolutionary Biology, Volume 31

Series: Evolutionary Biology Volume: 31
Edited By: Max K Hecht, Ross J MacIntyre and Michael T Clegg
Evolutionary Biology, Volume 31
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About this book

After volume 33, this book series was replaced by the journal "Evolutionary Biology." This volume continues bringing to readers the findings of eminent evolutionary biologists and paleobiologists. Among the topics discussed in this book are the origin of the dermal skeleton in conodont chordates, patterns of nucleotide substitution and codon usage in plasmid DNA evolution, a model to explain phenotype stability in functional systems, and inter-island speciation of Hawaiian biota.

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1. Speciation Processes in the Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Plants and Animals; E.M. Craddock. 2. Codon Bias and the Context Dependency of Nucleotide Substitutions in the Evolution of Plastid DNA; B.R. Morton. 3. The Origin of the Mineral Skeleton in Chordates; J. Dzik. 4. Evolutionary Stable Configurations: Functional Integration and the Evolution of Phenotypic Stability; G.P. Wagner, K. Schwenk. Acknowledgements. Appendix A. Appendix B. References.

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Series: Evolutionary Biology Volume: 31
Edited By: Max K Hecht, Ross J MacIntyre and Michael T Clegg
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