Reticulate Evolution

Symbiogenesis, Lateral Gene Transfer, Hybridization and Infectious Heredity

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ISBN: 978-3-319-16344-4 (Print) 978-3-319-16345-1 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-40

    Reticulate Evolution Everywhere

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    Chapter

    Pages 41-80

    Symbiosis—Evolution’s Co-Author

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    Pages 81-105

    Can We Understand Evolution Without Symbiogenesis?

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    Pages 107-120

    Novel Endosymbioses as a Catalyst of Fast Speciation

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    Pages 121-178

    Historical and Epistemological Perspectives on What Horizontal Gene Transfer Mechanisms Contribute to Our Understanding of Evolution

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    Pages 179-190

    Plasmids: Histories of a Concept

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    Pages 191-205

    Symbiosis Between Non-Transferable Plasmids and Prokaryotic Cells

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    Pages 207-230

    Host–Symbiont–Pathogen–Host Interactions: Wolbachia, Vector-Transmitted Human Pathogens, and the Importance of Quantitative Models of Multipartite Coevolution

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    Pages 231-253

    Evolution of the Human Microbiome and Impacts on Human Health, Infectious Disease, and Hominid Evolution

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    Pages 255-295

    Divergence-with-Gene-Flow—What Humans and Other Mammals Got up to

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    Pages 297-337

    A Multiset Model of Multi-Species Evolution to Solve Big Deceptive Problems