2012

Evolutionary Biology: Mechanisms and Trends

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ISBN: 978-3-642-30424-8 (Print) 978-3-642-30425-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Great Names in Evolutionary Biology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      The Life and Work of J.B.S. Haldane

  3. New Concepts in Evolutionary Biology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-42

      Cultural Cladistics and the Early Prehistory of North America

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      Pages 43-64

      Effects of Random and Selective Mass Extinction on Community Composition in Communities of Digital Organisms

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      Pages 65-78

      Coevolution of Gene Families: Models, Algorithms, and Systems Biology

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      Pages 79-101

      Molecular Phylogenetic Trees: Topology of Multiparametric Poly-Genic/Phenic Tree Exhibits Higher Taxonomic Fidelity than Uniparametric Trees for Mono-Genic/Phenic Traits

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      Pages 103-120

      Protein Aggregation Acts as Strong Constraint During Evolution

  4. Macroevolution: Mechanisms and Trends

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-138

      Evolution of Cellular Pattern Formation during Early Nematode Embryogenesis

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      Pages 139-153

      Environmental Regulation of Floral Color

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      Pages 155-168

      Variable Risk and the Evolution of the Defense Repertoire of the Tupelo Leafminer

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      Pages 169-187

      Reconstruction of the Adaptively Advantages Macroevolutionary Events in the Mutualistic Symbioses

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      Pages 189-212

      Trends of the Herbs Ecological Evolution

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      Pages 213-222

      Horizontal Gene Transfer in Influenza Strain Generation: A Comparative Evolutionary Study

  5. Genome Evolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Pages 225-241

      Polymorphism and Adaptation of Primate Colour Vision

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      Pages 243-263

      The Repetitive Landscape of Sauropsid Genomes

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      Pages 265-281

      Evolution of Viviparity and Genomic Imprinting in Mammals by Retrotransposons

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      Pages 283-300

      Functional Retrogenes in Animal Genomes

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      Pages 301-323

      Evolution of Multipartite Genomes in Prokaryotes

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      Pages 325-341

      Differentiation of CACTA-like Elements in Arabidopsis

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      Pages 343-356

      Alternative Splicing as a Source of Phenotypic Differences Between Species: Protein-Level Mechanisms

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 357-364