Progress in Population Genetics and Human Evolution by Peter Donnelly

Progress in Population Genetics and Human Evolution

EditorPeter Donnelly, Simon Tavare

Hardcover | February 27, 1997

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Devoted to the collection, interpretation and analysis of population genetic data, topics included here include studies on human evolutionary history, molecular techniques for generating data, statistical and computational techniques for the interpretation of such data, and stochastic models for genealogy and population structure. The book reflects the close interaction between experimental molecular biologists and theoreticians, and as such will be useful for specialists in the area, as well as mathematicians, statisticians, computer scientists and biologists wanting a brief overview of current problems in the field.

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Title:Progress in Population Genetics and Human EvolutionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:339 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublished:February 27, 1997Publisher:Springer New York

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ISBN - 10:0387949445

ISBN - 13:9780387949444

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From the Contents: Early human evolution.- Recent African origin of human mitochondrial DNA: review of the evidence and current status of the hypothesis.- Lines of descent from mitochondrial Eve: An evolutionary look at coalescence.- Phylogeography of human mtDNA: an Amerindian perspective.- Population structure and modern human origins.- Distribution of pairwise differences in growing populations.- Branching and inferenece in population genetics.- Human demography and the time since mitochondrial Eve.- Molecular Techniques and Data Analysis.- Molecular population genetics of a phenotypically monomorphic protein in Drosophila.