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Evolution in Space, Time, and Form: Beyond Centers of Origin, Dispersal, and Adaptation

Michael Heads

in Molecular Panbiogeography of the Tropics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271968
eISBN:
9780520951808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271968.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter extends the discussion past the factors of space and time to include evolution in form. The critique of the center of origin-adaptation-dispersal (CODA) model that is presented here ... More


Recombination and linkage disequilibrium in evolutionary signatures

Asher D. Cutter

in A Primer of Molecular Population Genetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838944
eISBN:
9780191874826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838944.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Chapter 6, “Recombination and linkage disequilibrium in evolutionary signatures,” explores the role of partial genetic linkage within and between genes in influencing patterns of nucleotide ... More


Evolution of human erythrocyte-specific genes involved in malaria susceptibility

Wen-Ya Ko, Felicia Gomez, and Sarah A. Tishkoff

in Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642274
eISBN:
9780191774751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642274.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

During the course of the evolutionary battle between humans and malaria-causing Plasmodium parasites, rapid protein evolution has been identified in several erythrocyte-surface receptors to evade ... More


Evolution of the vertebrate globin gene family

Jay F. Storz

in Hemoglobin: Insights into protein structure, function, and evolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198810681
eISBN:
9780191847929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810681.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Chapter 5 provides an overview of the evolutionary history of the globin gene superfamily and places the evolution of vertebrate-specific globins in phylogenetic context. The duplication and ... More


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