3 edition of Molecular Evolution of Chromosomes found in the catalog.
Molecular Evolution of Chromosomes
February 28, 2008
by Oxford University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||300|
Molecular genetics, or molecular biology, is the study of the biochemical mechanisms of inheritance. It is the study of the biochemical nature of the genetic material and its control of phenotype. It is the study of the connection between genotype and phenotype. The connection is a chemical one. Control of phenotype is one of the two roles of DNAFile Size: 1MB. A fully updated guide to the increasingly prevalent use of molecular data in ecological studies Molecular ecology is concerned with how molecular biology and population genetics may help us to better understand aspects of ecology and evolution including local adaptation, dispersal across landscapes, phylogeography, behavioral ecology, and conservation biology. As the technology .
Molecular biology, field of science concerned with studying the chemical structures and processes of biological phenomena involving molecules. In particular, researchers focus on DNA, RNA, and proteins and their interactions. As a result, the field is closely related to genetics and biochemistry. Females have two X chromosomes. Having both X chromosomes active in the cell will be dangerous, so one of the X chromosomes is usually kept inactive. We can track which X chromosome is active in the different areas of the body. Females are a mixture of Xs from mom and dad and different cell populations will express different Xs.
B chromosomes (Bs) are dispensable components of the genome exhibiting non-Mendelian inheritance and have been widely reported on over several thousand eukaryotes, but still remain an evolutionary mystery ever since their first discovery over a century ago . Recent advances in genome analysis have significantly improved our knowledge on the origin and Cited by: pt. I. Chemical and molecular foundations. 1. Molecules, cells, and evolution ; 2. Chemical foundations ; 3. Protein structures and function -- pt. II. Genetics and.
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The book describes the structure of the chromosomes and the trends in chromosome techniques; banding and polymorphism; and repetitive DNA and primate evolution. Various practitioners in genetics and biology will find this book a good reference. Students and novices in these fields will also find this book an excellent guide.
Integrating classical knowledge of chromosome organisation with recent molecular and functional findings, this Molecular Evolution of Chromosomes book presents an up-to-date view of chromosome organisation and function for advanced undergraduate students studying genetics.
chromosomes and evolution; chromosomes and disease, and artificial chromosomes. Topics are illustrated. In this and the preceding three chapters, we discussed the structure of genes, the way they are arranged in chromosomes, the intricate cellular machinery that converts genetic information into functional protein and RNA molecules, and the many ways in which gene expression is regulated by the cell.
In this section, we discuss some of the ways that genes and genomes have Cited by: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xliv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: I. Genes and chromosomes are accessory structures lar recognition leads to self-assembly g randomness and selection the carbon atom to the simplest chromosomes formation of the eukaryotic cell and its.
Based on current estimates, it seems that B chromosomes might be present in about 10–15% of eukaryote species, making them a significant factor in genome evolution. B chromosomes represent the first elements explicitly identified as “genomic parasites” some 60 years ago and have remained the subject of active study to the present day.
Description. This book describes the driving forces behind the evolutionary process at the molecular and genome levels, the effects of the various molecular mechanisms on the structure of genes, proteins, and genomes, the methodology and the analytical tools involved in dealing with molecular data from an evolutionary perspective, and the logic of evolutionary hypothesis testing.
Integrating classical knowledge of chromosome organisation with recent molecular and functional findings, this book presents an up-to-date view of chromosome organisation and function for advanced undergraduate students studying genetics. The organisation and behaviour of chromosomes is central to genetics and the equal segregation of genes and chromosomes.
is a major issue for molecular evolution (Phillips, ). Crossover rates vary along C. elegans chromosomes in a predictable manner (see Karyotype, ploidy and gene dosage): the central half of each chromosome has distinctly low rates of crossover, the arms flanking the.
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Dear Colleagues, Chromosomal evolution is, nowadays, and more than ever, a highly relevant topic. The first chromosomes were visualized in the s, and the latest modal human chromosome number was determined correctly in ; humans are eager to learn more about their own chromosomal constitution in comparison to other species.
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