Evolution / Nicholas H. Barton ... [et al.].

Published
  • Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 2007
Physical description
xiv, 833 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
ISBN
  • 0879696842
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. history of evolutionary biology : evolution and genetics. p. 9.
  • 2. origin of molecular biology. p. 37.
  • 3. Evidence for evolution. p. 65.
  • 4. origin of life. p. 87.
  • 5. last universal common ancestor and the tree of life. p. 109.
  • 6. Diversification of bacteria and archaea I : phylogeny and biology. p. 137.
  • 7. Diversification of bacteria and archaea II : genetics and genomics. p. 169.
  • 8. origin and diversification of eukaryotes. p. 195.
  • 9. Multicellularity and development. p. 225.
  • 10. Diversification of plants and animals. p. 253.
  • 11. Evolution of developmental programs. p. 287.
  • 12. Generation of variation by mutation and recombination. p. 325.
  • 13. Variation in DNA and proteins. p. 355.
  • 14. Variation in genetically complex traits. p. 381.
  • 15. Random genetic drift. p. 413.
  • 16. Population structure. p. 439.
  • 17. Selection on variation. p. 457.
  • 18. interaction between selection and other forces. p. 489.
  • 19. Measuring selection. p. 521.
  • 20. Phenotypic evolution. p. 555.
  • 21. Conflict and cooperation. p. 585.
  • 22. Species and speciation. p. 619.
  • 23. Evolution of genetic systems. p. 657.
  • 24. Evolution of novelty. p. 695.
  • 25. Human evolutionary history. p. 727.
  • 26. Current issues in human evolution. p. 755.
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Genre
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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