Evolutionary Biology from Concept to Application

Evolutionary Biology from Concept to Application

by Pierre Pontarotti (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642097812
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/19/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Part I Modelization of Evolution 1 Rate of Adaptation of Large Populations Feng Yu and Alison Etheridge 2 A Phylogenetic Mixture Model for Heterotachy Andrew Meade and Mark Pagel Part II Concepts in Evolutionary Biology 3 Accelerated Evolution of Genes of Recent Origin Macarena Toll-Riera, José Castresana, and M. Mar Albà 4 Life-Cycle Features of Tumour Cells Jekaterina Erenpreisa and Mark S Cragg 5 General Evolutionary Regularities of the Organic and Social Life Valeria I. Mikhalevich 6 Old and New Concepts in Evodevo Margherita Raineri Part III Knowledge 7 Overturning the Prejudices About Hydra and Metazoan Evolution Hiroshi Shimizu 8 The Search for the Origin of Cnidarian Nematocysts in Dinoflagellates Jung Shan Hwang, Satoshi Nagai, Shiho Hayakawa, Yasuharu Takaku, and Takashi Gojobori Part IV Applied Evolutionary Biology 9 A Possible Relationship Between the Phylogenetic Branch Lengths and the Chaetognath rRNA Paralog Gene Functionalities: Ubiquitous, Tissue-Specific or Pseudogenes Roxane-Marie Barthélémy, Michel Grino, Pierre Pontarotti, Jean-Paul Casanova, and Eric Faure 10 Mode and Tempo of matK: Gene Evolution and Phylogenetic Implications Khidir W. Hilu and Michelle M. Barthet 11 Phylogeography and Conservation of the Rare South African Fruit Chafer Ichnestoma stobbiai (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) Ute Kryger and Clarke H. Scholtz 12 Nothing in Medicine Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution. A Review Bernard Swynghedauw 13 An Overview of Evolutionary Biology Concepts for Functional Annotation: Advances and Challenges Anthony Levasseur and PierrePontarotti Subject Index

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