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The Resource Fundamentals of molecular evolution, Wen-Hsiung Li, Dan Graur

Fundamentals of molecular evolution, Wen-Hsiung Li, Dan Graur

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Fundamentals of molecular evolution
Title
Fundamentals of molecular evolution
Statement of responsibility
Wen-Hsiung Li, Dan Graur
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Subject
Language
eng
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DLC
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1942-
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Li, Wen-Hsiung
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1953-
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Graur, Dan
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  • Molecular evolution
  • Biological Evolution
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Sequence Data
Label
Fundamentals of molecular evolution, Wen-Hsiung Li, Dan Graur
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-267) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: What is molecular evolution? -- Gene structure and mutation. DNA sequences ; Gene structure ; Genetic codes ; Mutation ; Problems -- Dynamics of genes in populations. Changes in allele frequencies ; Natural selection ; Random genetic drift ; Effective population size ; Gene substitution ; Genetic polymorphism ; The Neo-Darwinian theory and the neutral mutation hypothesis ; Problems -- Evolutionary change in nucleotide sequences. Nucleotide substitution in a DNA sequence ; Number of nucleotide substitutions between two DNA sequences ; Alignment of nucleotide and amino acid sequence ; Indirect estimation of the number of nucleotide substitutions ; Problems -- Rates and patterns of nucleotide substitution. Rates of nucleotide substitution ; Causes of variation in substitution rates ; A case of positive selection : lysoazyme in cows and langurs ; Molecular clocks ; Rates of substitution in organelle DNA ; Pattern of nucleotide substitution in pseudogenes ; Nonrandom usage of synonymous codons ; Problems --
  • Molecular phylogeny. Impact of molecular data on phylogenetic studies ; Phylogenetic trees ; Methods of tree reconstruction ; Phenetics versus cladistics ; Estimation of branch lengths ; Rooting unrooted trees ; Estimation of species-divergence times ; Clades ; Phylogeny of humans and apes ; Endosymbiotic origin of mitochondria and chloroplasts ; Molecular paleontology ; The dusky seaside sparrow : a lesson in conservation biology ; Problems -- Evolution by gene duplication and exon shuffling. Types of DNA duplication ; Domains and exons ; Domain duplication and gene elongation ; Formation of gene families and the acquisition of new functions ; Nonfunctionalization of duplicate genes ; Dating gene duplications ; The globin superfamily of genes ; Exon shuffling ; Alternative pathways for producing new functions ; Concerted evolution of multigene families ; Problems -- Evolution by transposition. Transposition and retroposition ; Transposable elements ; Retrosequences ; Effects of transposition on the host genome ; Hybrid dysgenesis ; Transposition and speciation ; Evolutionary dynamics of transposable-element copy number ; Horizontal gene transfer ; Problems -- Genome organization and evolution. C values ; Evolution of genome size in bacteria ; Genome size of eukaryotes and the C-value paradox ; The repetitive structure of the eukaryotic genome ; Mechanisms for increasing genome size ; Maintenance of nongenic DNA ; GC content in bacteria ; Compositional organization of the vertebrate genome ; Problems
Control code
22113526
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 284 pages
Isbn
9780878934522
Lccn
90043581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1433085
Label
Fundamentals of molecular evolution, Wen-Hsiung Li, Dan Graur
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: What is molecular evolution? -- Gene structure and mutation. DNA sequences ; Gene structure ; Genetic codes ; Mutation ; Problems -- Dynamics of genes in populations. Changes in allele frequencies ; Natural selection ; Random genetic drift ; Effective population size ; Gene substitution ; Genetic polymorphism ; The Neo-Darwinian theory and the neutral mutation hypothesis ; Problems -- Evolutionary change in nucleotide sequences. Nucleotide substitution in a DNA sequence ; Number of nucleotide substitutions between two DNA sequences ; Alignment of nucleotide and amino acid sequence ; Indirect estimation of the number of nucleotide substitutions ; Problems -- Rates and patterns of nucleotide substitution. Rates of nucleotide substitution ; Causes of variation in substitution rates ; A case of positive selection : lysoazyme in cows and langurs ; Molecular clocks ; Rates of substitution in organelle DNA ; Pattern of nucleotide substitution in pseudogenes ; Nonrandom usage of synonymous codons ; Problems --
  • Molecular phylogeny. Impact of molecular data on phylogenetic studies ; Phylogenetic trees ; Methods of tree reconstruction ; Phenetics versus cladistics ; Estimation of branch lengths ; Rooting unrooted trees ; Estimation of species-divergence times ; Clades ; Phylogeny of humans and apes ; Endosymbiotic origin of mitochondria and chloroplasts ; Molecular paleontology ; The dusky seaside sparrow : a lesson in conservation biology ; Problems -- Evolution by gene duplication and exon shuffling. Types of DNA duplication ; Domains and exons ; Domain duplication and gene elongation ; Formation of gene families and the acquisition of new functions ; Nonfunctionalization of duplicate genes ; Dating gene duplications ; The globin superfamily of genes ; Exon shuffling ; Alternative pathways for producing new functions ; Concerted evolution of multigene families ; Problems -- Evolution by transposition. Transposition and retroposition ; Transposable elements ; Retrosequences ; Effects of transposition on the host genome ; Hybrid dysgenesis ; Transposition and speciation ; Evolutionary dynamics of transposable-element copy number ; Horizontal gene transfer ; Problems -- Genome organization and evolution. C values ; Evolution of genome size in bacteria ; Genome size of eukaryotes and the C-value paradox ; The repetitive structure of the eukaryotic genome ; Mechanisms for increasing genome size ; Maintenance of nongenic DNA ; GC content in bacteria ; Compositional organization of the vertebrate genome ; Problems
Control code
22113526
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 284 pages
Isbn
9780878934522
Lccn
90043581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1433085

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