Phylogenomics: A Primer

August 19, 2020|
Phylogenomics: A Primer by Rob DeSalle
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Preface. Acknowledgements.Foundations of Phylogenomics. What is Phylogenomics?. The Biology and Sequencing of Genetic Information: DNA, RNA, and Proteins. Evolutionary Principles: Populations and Trees.Data. Data Storage-The Basics. Sequence Alignment and Searching Sequence. Databases. Multiple Alignments. Genome Sequencing and Annotation. Genomics Databases: Genomes and Transcriptomes. Amplicon Databases: BoLD and Bacterial 16S rDNA Databases.Phylogenetic/Phylogenomic Analysis. Introduction to Tree Building. Distance and Clustering. Maximum Likelihood. Search Strategies and Robustness. Rate Heterogeneity, Long Branch Attraction, and Likelihood Models. Bayesian Approaches in Phylogenetics. Incongruence of Gene Trees. Phylogenetic Programs and Websites.Population Genomics. Population Genetics and Genomes. Population Genomics Approaches. Detecting Natural Selection: The Basics. Refining the Approach to Natural Selection at the Molecular Level.Phylogenomics in Action. Constructing Phylogenomic Matrices. Phylogenomics and the Tree of Life. Comparative Genomics. Environmental DNA (eDNA). Phylogenomic Approaches to Understanding Gene Function and Evolution.Index.

Rob DeSalle is Curator at the Sackler Institute of Comparative Genomics in the Division of invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History. DeSalle works in molecular systematics, microbial evolution, and genomics. His current research concerns the development of bioinformatic tools to handle large-scale genomics problem...
Title:Phylogenomics: A Primer
Product dimensions:380 pages, 11 X 8.25 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:380 pages, 11 X 8.25 X 0 in
Published:August 19, 2020
Publisher:Crc Press Llc
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780367028527

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