9780130172914

Evolutionary Analysis

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    9780130172914

  • ISBN10:

    013017291X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION 1(73)
A Case for Evolutionary Thinking: Understanding HIV
3(18)
The Evidence for Evolution
21(26)
Darwinian Natural Selection
47(26)
PART II MECHANISMS OF EVOLUTIONARY CHANGE 73(176)
Mutation and Genetic Variation
75(34)
Mendelian Genetics in Populations I: Selection and Mutation as Mechanisms of Evolution
109(46)
Mendelian Genetics in Populations II: Migration, Genetic Drift, and Nonrandom Mating
155(42)
Evolution at Multiple Loci: Linkage, Sex, and Quantitative Genetics
197(52)
PART III ADAPTATION 249(152)
Studying Adaptation: Evolutionary Analysis of Form and Function
251(38)
Sexual Selection
289(42)
Kin Selection and Social Behavior
331(28)
Aging and Other Life History Characters
359(42)
PART IV THE HISTORY OF LIFE 401(184)
Mechanisms of Speciation
403(34)
Reconstructing Evolutionary Trees
437(28)
The Origins of Life and Precambrian Evolution
465(42)
The Cambrian Explosion and Beyond
507(42)
Human Evolution
549(36)
PART V CURRENT RESEARCH---A SAMPLER 585(54)
Development and Evolution
587(24)
Molecular Evolution
611(28)
Evolution and Human Health
639

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