Introduction to evolutionary genomics
- Naruya Saitou.
- London ; New York : Springer, c2013.
- Physical description
- xxiii, 461 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Computational biology v. 17.
Biology Library (Falconer)
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- Saitou, Naruya.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Part I: Basic Processes of Genome Evolution Basic Metabolism Surrounding DNAs Mutation Phylogeny Neutral Evolution Natural Selection Part II: Evolving Genomes Brief History of Life Prokaryote Genomes Eukaryote Genomes Vertebrate Genomes Human Genomes Part III: Methods for Evolutionary Genomics Genome Sequencing Omic Data Collection Databases Sequence Homology Handling Evolutionary Distances Tree and Network Building Population Genomics.
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- Publisher's Summary
- This book is the first of its kind to explain the fundamentals of evolutionary genomics. The comprehensive coverage includes concise descriptions of a variety of genome organizations, a thorough discussion of the methods used, and a detailed review of genome sequence processing procedures. The opening chapters also provide the necessary basics for readers unfamiliar with evolutionary studies. Features: introduces the basics of molecular biology, DNA replication, mutation, phylogeny, neutral evolution, and natural selection; presents a brief evolutionary history of life from the primordial seas to the emergence of humans; describes the genomes of prokaryotes, eukaryotes, vertebrates, and humans; reviews methods for genome sequencing, phenotype data collection, homology searches and analysis, and phylogenetic tree and network building; discusses databases of genome sequences and related information, evolutionary distances, and population genomics; provides supplementary material at an associated website.
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- Publication date
- Computational biology, 1568-2684 ; 17
- 9781447153047 (eBook)
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