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Molecular Evolution

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By: Wen-Hsiung Li
432 pages, 249 illus
Molecular Evolution
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  • Molecular Evolution ISBN: 9780878934805 Paperback Apr 2007 Out of Print #166188
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Describes the dynamics of evolutionary change at the molecular level, the driving forces behind the evolutionary process and the effects of molecular mechanisms on the structure of genes and genomes. This book includes molecular data as well as methodological tools for comparative and phylogenetic analyses of data from an evolutionary perspective.

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Introduction - Molecular Evolution: A Brief History of the Pre-DNA Era - Gene Structure, Genetic Codes, and Mutation - Dynamics of Genes in Populations - Evolutionary Change in Nucleotide Sequences - Estimating the Number of Nucleotide Substitutions Between Sequences - Molecular Phylogenetics: Methods - Molecular Phylogenetics: Examples - Rates and Patterns of Nucleotide Substitution - Molecular Clocks - DNA Polymorphism in Population - Evolution by Gene Duplication and Domain Shuffling - Concerted Evolution of Multigene Families - Evolution by Transposition and Horizontal Transfer - Genome Organization and Evolution - Roles of Mutation and Selection in Molecular Evolution

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WEN-HSIUNG LI, University of Chicago, USA.
Textbook Out of Print
By: Wen-Hsiung Li
432 pages, 249 illus
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