Introduction to Evolutionary Genomics

Introduction to Evolutionary Genomics

by Naruya Saitou

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447171591
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 10/14/2016
Series: Computational Biology , #17
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 461
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Dr. Naruya Saitou is a Professor in the Division of Population Genetics at the National Institute of Genetics, and a Professor in the Department of Genetics at the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Mishima, Japan. He is also a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Processes of Genome Evolution

Replication, Transcription, and Translation

Proteins

Mutation

Phylogeny

Neutral Evolution

Natural Selection

Part II: Evolving Genomes

A Brief History of Life

Prokaryote Genomes

Eukaryote Genomes

Virus Genomes

Vertebrate Genomes

The Human Genome

Part III: Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing

Omic Worlds and their Databases

Homology Search and Multiple Alignment

Evolutionary Distances

Phylogeny Construction

Human Population Genomics

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