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Extraordinary Population Structure among the Baining of New Britain

Jason A. Wilder and Michael F. Hammer

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines with four unlinked loci the extent of divergence between two linguistically related Baining groups in New Britain. Although they are linguistically related and are less than 100 ... More


Testing for genetic exchange

Michael L. Arnold

in Divergence with Genetic Exchange

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198726029
eISBN:
9780191792960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726029.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Much debate has been generated as to how one can go about testing for the presence of past and contemporary genetic exchange. In this chapter, a number of analytical approaches (e.g. phylogenetic ... More


Mitochondrial DNA and human evolution

Rebecca L. Cann

in Origins of the Human Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523901
eISBN:
9780191689048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523901.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) studies of modern human populations have made unique contributions to the understanding of human evolution due to two important features of this gene: their lack of ... More


Genealogy in evolution

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/9780198838944.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Chapter 5, “Genealogy in evolution,” introduces branching tree diagrams as an intuitive way to visualize the evolutionary relationships between alleles, haplotypes, individuals, and species. It ... More


Evolution and Diversity

Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen, and R. Brandon Pratt

in The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198739135
eISBN:
9780191802218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739135.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

As mediterranean-type climate (MTC) regions emerged and expanded, species from the regional pool colonized and persisted in these new climate regions. In general, taxa were derived from a few types ... More


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