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Population Genetics Research Progress
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Editors: Viktor T. Koven
Book Description:
Population genetics is the study of the allele frequency distribution and change under the influence of the four evolutionary forces: natural selection, genetic drift, mutation and gene flow. It also takes account of population subdivision and population structure in space. This new book presents the latest research in the field from around the globe.

Table of Contents:

Expert Commentary: A Likelihood Based Approach Using Y-Chromosomal Strs for Metapopulation Determination; pp. 1-4
(Mertens G., Leijnen G., Jehaes E., Forensic DNA Laboratory, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Belgium, et al.)

Research and Review Studies

Chapter I - Mestizos, Ethnic Admixture and DNA: Local Approach to the Reality of a Continent; pp. 5-43
(Fabricio González-Andrade, Department of Legal Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Spain, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Hospital Metropolitano, Ecuador, Begoña Martínez-Jarreta, Department of Legal Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Spain, Dora Sánchez, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Hospital Metropolitano, Ecuador)

Chapter II - The Genetic Environment of Melanesia: Clines, Clusters and Contact; pp. 45-83
(Murray P. Cox, Arizona Research Laboratories, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America, Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico, United States of America)

Chapter III - Recessive Disorders: Consanguinity and Population Substructure in British Pakistani Communities; pp. 85-122
(Andrew D.J. Overall, Biology Division, University of Brighton, UK)

Chapter IV - “A Chance to Do the Science Right”: Evaluating the Ethics of the Genographic Project; pp. 123-149
(Norman K. Swazo, University of Alaska Fairbanks)

Chapter V - The Concept of Effective Migration Rate and its Application in Speciation Models; pp. 151-175
(Yutaka Kobayashi, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan, Arndt Telschow, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Japan)

Chapter VI - Molecular Differentiation among Inia Geoffrensis and Inia Boliviensis (Iniidae, Cetacea) by Means of Nuclear Intron Sequences; pp. 177-203
(Manuel Ruiz-Garcia, Maria Martinez-Agüero, Unidad de Genetica, Grupo de Genetica de Poblaciones Molecular y Biología Evolutiva,
Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Susana Caballero, Population Genetics and Evolution Research Group School of Biological Sciences, University of Aukland, New Zealand)

Chapter VII - Bayesian Analysis in Molecular Anthropology;
pp. 205-227
(M.L. Black, Centre for Comparative Genomics, Murdoch University, A.H. Bittles, Centre for Comparative Genomics, Murdoch University,
and Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia)

Chapter VIII - Roma/Gypsies: Footprints in the Genome; pp. 229-244
(Bharti Morar, Luba Kalaydjieva, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research and Centre for Medical Research, The University of Western Australia)

Chapter IX - Metabolizing Gene Polymorphism Analysis and Susceptibility to Lymphoproliferative Diseases in Russian Population; pp. 245-277
(Tatyana V. Nasedkina, Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Moscow, Russia, Olga A. Gra, Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Moscow, Russia, Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Moscow, Russia, Zhanna M. Kozchekbaeva, Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Moscow, Russia, Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Moscow, Russia, et al.)

Chapter X - Detection of Signatures of Positive Selection in Naturally Occurring Genetic Variation; pp. 279-310
(Sergei Volis, Life Sciences Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

Chapter XI - MtDNA Polymorphisms and Anthropological Analysis of A Small Sekler Population Living in Hungary: A Small Incidence of Asian Origin; pp. 311-330
(Edit Nadasi, University of Pecs, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Hungary, Robert Gaspar, Local Government Office, Hungary, Anita Meszaros, University of Pecs, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Hungary, et al.)

Chapter XII - Molecular Marker Application in Invasive Species Ecology; pp. 331-340
(Britta Denise Hardesty, CSIRO)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-449-5
   Status: AV
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