Human Mitochondrial DNA and the Evolution of Homo sapiens

ISBN: 978-3-540-31788-3 (Print) 978-3-540-31789-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Prerequisites and Caveats

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Mitochondrial DNA in Homo Sapiens

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      Pages 17-29

      The Transmission and Segregation of Mitochondrial DNA in Homo Sapiens

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      Pages 31-46

      Numts Revisited

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      Pages 47-90

      Estimation of Mutation Rates and Coalescence Times: Some Caveats

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      Pages 91-115

      Postmortem Damage of Mitochondrial DNA

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      Pages 117-146

      Lab-Specific Mutation Processes

  2. Evolution of Human mtDNA

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-179

      The World mtDNA Phylogeny

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      Pages 181-199

      The Pioneer Settlement of Modern Humans in Asia

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      Pages 201-224

      Ancient DNA and the Neanderthals

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      Pages 225-265

      A Model for the Dispersal of Modern Humans out of Africa