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    DescriptionThe availability of genomic blueprints for hundreds of species has led to a transformation in biology, encouraging the proliferation of adaptive arguments for the evolution of genomic features, yet often sacrificing simpler, more compelling explanations. This textbook explains why the details matter and presents an explanatory framework for how the architectural diversity of eukarotic genomes and genes came to arise. Presented in non-technical fashion, it is compatible for use in an advanced Genetics course and as a professional reference.


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    Title
    The Origins of Genome Architecture
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Lynch, By (author) Bruce Walsh
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 389
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,235 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780878934843
    ISBN 10: 0878934847
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PSAK
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16700
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED107000
    DC22: 572.8
    BISAC V2.8: SCI007000
    DC22: 572.838
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 572.8/38
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QH390 .L96 2007
    Thema V1.0: PSAK
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Sinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Sinauer Associates Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 June 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Sunderland
    Author Information
    MICHAEL LYNCH is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biology at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. BRUCE WALSH is a Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona, USA.
    Review quote
    '...the book is likely to create fruitful debates, and be valuable in getting assumptions clear, and helping create a focus on the most important issues, and thus contribute to beginning to understand many aspects of genome evolution.' - Deborah Charlesworth, Genetical Research
    Table of contents
    The Origin of Eukaryotes Genome Size and Organismal Complexity The Human Genome Why Population Size Matters Three Keys to Chromosomal Integrity The Nucleotide-composition Landscape Mobile Genetic Elements Genomic Expansion by Gene Duplication Genes in Pieces Transcription and Regulatory-region Complexity Expansion and Contraction of Organelle Genomes Sex Chromosome Evolution Genomfart