Statistical Methods in Molecular Evolution

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ISBN: 978-0-387-22333-9 (Print) 978-0-387-27733-2 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages II-XII

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 3-24

      Markov Models in Molecular Evolution

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      Pages 25-44

      Introduction to Applications of the Likelihood Function in Molecular Evolution

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      Pages 45-62

      Introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods in Molecular Evolution

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      Chapter

      Pages 63-99

      Population Genetics of Molecular Evolution

  3. Practical Approaches for Data Analysis

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      Pages 103-124

      Maximum Likelihood Methods for Detecting Adaptive Protein Evolution

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      Pages 125-181

      HyPhy: Hypothesis Testing Using Phylogenies

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      Pages 183-226

      Bayesian Analysis of Molecular Evolution Using MrBayes

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      Pages 233-256

      Estimation of Divergence Times from Molecular Sequence Data

  4. Models of Molecular Evolution

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      Pages 259-287

      Markov Models of Protein Sequence Evolution

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      Pages 290-305

      Models of Microsatellite Evolution

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      Chapter

      Pages 307-323

      Genome Rearrangement

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      Chapter

      Pages 325-351

      Phylogenetic Hidden Markov Models

  5. Inferences on Molecular Evolution

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      Chapter

      Pages 355-374

      The Evolutionary Causes and Consequences of Base Composition Variation

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      Pages 375-405

      Statistical Alignment: Recent Progress, New Applications, and Challenges

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      Pages 407-438

      Estimating Substitution Matrices

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      Chapter

      Pages 439-462

      Posterior Mapping and Posterior Predictive Distributions

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      Pages 463-493

      Assessing the Uncertainty in Phylogenetic Inference

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 495-504