2011

Evolutionary Biology – Concepts, Biodiversity, Macroevolution and Genome Evolution

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ISBN: 978-3-642-20762-4 (Print) 978-3-642-20763-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Concepts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Site-Specific Self-Catalyzed DNA Depurination, the Basis of a Spontaneous Mutagenic Mechanism of Wide Evolutionary Significance

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      Pages 21-33

      Stochastic Processes Driving Directional Evolution

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      Pages 35-50

      Evolution of Self-Fertile Hermaphrodites

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      Pages 51-70

      Insights into Eukaryotic Interacting Protein Evolution

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      Pages 71-87

      Integration of Evolutionary Biology Concepts for Functional Annotation and Automation of Complex Research in Evolution: The Multi-Agent Software System DAGOBAH

  3. Biodiversity and Evolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89

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      Pages 91-106

      A New Animal Model for Merging Ecology and Evolution

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      Pages 107-120

      Rapid Evolution of Simple Microbial Communities in the Laboratory

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      Pages 121-138

      Use of Paleontological and Phylogenetic Data in Comparative and Paleobiological Analyses: A Few Recent Developments

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      Pages 139-149

      Seasonal Flowering and Evolution: Will Plant Species Be Under Stress from Global Warming?

  4. Macroevolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-167

      The Emergence of Cellular Complexity at the Dawn of the Eukaryotes: Reconstructing the Endomembrane System with In Silico and Functional Analyses

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      Pages 169-191

      Neurophylogeny: Retracing Early Metazoan Brain Evolution

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      Pages 193-219

      A New Early Cambrian Lobopod-Bearing Animal (Murero, Spain) and the Problem of the Ecdysozoan Early Diversification

  5. Genome Evolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

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      Pages 223-242

      Genomic Perspectives on the Long-Term Absence of Sexual Reproduction in Animals

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      Pages 243-256

      Evolutionary Constraint on DNA Shape in the Human Genome

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      Pages 257-272

      Evolution of Fungi and Their Respiratory Metabolism

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      Pages 273-289

      Genome Structure and Gene Expression Variation in Plant Mitochondria, Particularly in the Genus Silene

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      Pages 291-312

      Evolutionary Dynamics and Genomic Impact of Prokaryote Transposable Elements

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      Pages 313-324

      Transposable Elements in a Marginal Population of Aegilops speltoides: Temporal Fluctuations Provide New Insights into Genome Evolution of Wild Diploid Wheat

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      Pages 325-340

      Analysis of the Conservative Motifs in Promoters of miRNA Genes, Expressed in Different Tissues of Mammalians

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 341-345