ISBN-10:
3642123392
ISBN-13:
9783642123399
Pub. Date:
09/01/2010
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Evolutionary Biology - Concepts, Molecular and Morphological Evolution / Edition 1

Evolutionary Biology - Concepts, Molecular and Morphological Evolution / Edition 1

by Pierre Pontarotti

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ISBN-13: 9783642123399
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 363
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Evolutionary biology concepts

1 Extinct and extant reptiles: a model system for the study of sex chromosome evolution
Daniel Janes

2 Universals of genome evolution
Eugene Koonin and Yuri I Wolf

3 Starvation-induced reproductive isolation in yeast
Eugene Kroll, R. Frank Rosenzweig and Barbara Dunn

4 Populations of RNA molecules as computational model for evolution
Michael Stich, Carlos Briones, Ester Ĺazaro, Susanna C. Manrubia

5 Pseudaptations and the emergence of beneficial traits
Steven Massey


Part II Genome/Molecular evolution

6 Transferomics: understanding the evolutionary forest from phylogenetic trees
John W. Whitaker and David R. Westhead

7 Comparative genomics and transcriptomics of lactation
Christophe M. Lefèvre, Karensa Menzies, Julie A. Sharp and Kevin R. Nicholas

8 Study of the evolutionary dynamics in the aphid genome : Search of genes under positive selection and detection of the growth of gene families
Morgane Ollivier and Claude Rispe

9 Mammalian chromosomal evolution: from ancestral states to evolutionary regions
Terence J. Robinson Aurora Ruiz-Herrera

10 Mechanisms and Evolution of Dorsal-ventral patterning
Claudia Mieko Mizutani and Rui Sousa-Neves

11 Evolutionary Genomics for Eye Diversification
Atsushi Ogura

12 Do long and highly conserved noncoding sequences in vertebrates have biological functions?
Yoichi Gondo


Part III Morphological evolution/Speciation

13 Male-killing Wolbachia in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina.
Anne Duplouy and Scott L. O’Neill

14 Brian Federici

15 The Neogastropoda: evolutionary innovations of predatory marine snails with remarkable pharmacological potential
Maria Vittoria Modica1 and Mandë Holford

16 Antennal hammers - echos of sensillae past
Nina Laurenne and Donald L. J Quicke

17 Evolutionary patterns in behaviour and morphology of Neotropical sheath-tailed bats based on molecular phylogenetic analysis
Burton Lim

18 Trends in rhizobial evolution
Julio C. Martínez-Romero, ErnestoOrmeño-Orrillo, Marco A. Rogel, Aline López-López, Esperanza Martínez-Romero

19 Convergent evolution of morphogenetic processes in fungi
Sylvain Brun and Philippe Silar

20 Evolution and Historical Biogeography of a Song Sparrow Ring in Western North America
Michael Patten

21 Cave bear genomics in the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc Cave
Céline Bon and Jean-Marc Elalouf

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