2008

Evolutionary Biology from Concept to Application

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ISBN: 978-3-540-78992-5 (Print) 978-3-540-78993-2 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Modelization of Evolution

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      Pages 3-27

      Rate of Adaptation of Large Populations

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      Pages 29-41

      A Phylogenetic Mixture Model for Heterotachy

  3. Concepts in Evolutionary Biology

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      Pages 45-59

      Accelerated Evolution of Genes of Recent Origin

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      Pages 61-71

      Life-Cycle Features of Tumour Cells

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      Pages 73-94

      General Evolutionary Regularities of Organic and Social Life

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      Pages 95-114

      Old and New Concepts in EvoDevo

  4. Knowledge

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      Pages 117-134

      Overturning the Prejudices about Hydra and Metazoan Evolution

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      Pages 135-152

      The Search for the Origin of Cnidarian Nematocysts in Dinoflagellates

  5. Applied Evolutionary Biology

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      Pages 155-164

      A Possible Relationship Between the Phylogenetic Branch Lengths and the Chaetognath rRNA Paralog Gene Functionalities: Ubiquitous, Tissue-Specific or Pseudogenes

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      Pages 165-179

      Mode and Tempo of matK: Gene Evolution and Phylogenetic Implications

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      Pages 181-196

      Phylogeography and Conservation of the Rare South African Fruit Chafer Ichnestoma stobbiai (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)

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      Pages 197-207

      Nothing in Medicine Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution: A Review

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      Pages 209-215

      An Overview of Evolutionary Biology Concepts for Functional Annotation: Advances and Challenges

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 217-220