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Evolutionary Biology – Concepts, Biodiversity, Macroevolution and Genome Evolution

  • Pierre Pontarotti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Concepts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jacques R. Fresco, Olga Amosova, Peter Wei, Juan R. Alvarez-Dominguez, Damian Glumcher, Rafael Torres
      Pages 3-19
    3. Sean H. Rice, Anthony Papadopoulos, John Harting
      Pages 21-33
    4. Ronald E. Ellis, Yiqing Guo
      Pages 35-50
    5. Sandip Chakraborty, Soumita Podder, Bratati Kahali, Tina Begum, Kamalika Sen, Tapash Chandra Ghosh
      Pages 51-70
    6. Philippe Gouret, Julien Paganini, Jacques Dainat, Dorra Louati, Elodie Darbo, Pierre Pontarotti et al.
      Pages 71-87
  3. Biodiversity and Evolution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Gabriele Procaccini, Ornella Affinito, Francesco Toscano, Paolo Sordino
      Pages 91-106
    3. Margie Kinnersley, Jared W. Wenger, Gavin Sherlock, Frank R. Rosenzweig
      Pages 107-120
  4. Macroevolution

  5. Genome Evolution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. Etienne G. J. Danchin, Jean-François Flot, Laetitia Perfus-Barbeoch, Karine Van Doninck
      Pages 223-242
    3. Thomas D. Tullius, Stephen C. J. Parker, Elliott H. Margulies
      Pages 243-256
    4. Marina Marcet-Houben, Toni Gabaldón
      Pages 257-272

About this book


The annual Evolutionary Biology Meetings in Marseilles serve to gather leading scientists, promote the exchange of ideas and encourage the formation of international collaborations.

This book contains the most essential contributions presented at the 14th Evolutionary Biology Meeting, which took place in September 2010. It comprises 19 chapters organized according to the following categories:

·         Evolutionary Biology Concepts

·         Biodiversity and Evolution

·         Macroevolution

·         Genome Evolution

Offering an up-to-date overview of recent results in the field of evolutionary biology, this book is an invaluable source of information for scientists, teachers and advanced students.


biodiversity evolutionary biology evolutionary concepts genome evolution macroevolution

Editors and affiliations

  • Pierre Pontarotti
    • 1
  1. 1.CNRS UMR 6632, Labo. Evolution Biologique etUniversité d'Aix-MarseilleMarseille CX 03France

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