Human Gene Evolution - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121878702, 9780080917467

Human Gene Evolution

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: Stephen Cooper
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121878702
eBook ISBN: 9780080917467
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 3rd November 1999
Page Count: 500
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Table of Contents

Preface. Abbreviations.

Introduction and Overview: Structure and Function in the Human Genome. Evolution of the Human Genome.

Evolution of Gene Structure: Introns, Exons and Evolution. Genes and Gene Families. Promoters and Transcription Factors. Pseudogenes and their Formation.

Mutational Mechanisms in Evolution: Single Base-pair Substitutions. Contractions and Expansions in Gene Size and Number. Gross Gene Rearrangements. Molecular Reconstruction of Ancient Genes/Proteins. Indices of Human Gene Symbols used in the text. Index.


Description

Preface. Abbreviations.

Introduction and Overview: Structure and Function in the Human Genome. Evolution of the Human Genome.

Evolution of Gene Structure: Introns, Exons and Evolution. Genes and Gene Families. Promoters and Transcription Factors. Pseudogenes and their Formation.

Mutational Mechanisms in Evolution: Single Base-pair Substitutions. Contractions and Expansions in Gene Size and Number. Gross Gene Rearrangements. Molecular Reconstruction of Ancient Genes/Proteins. Indices of Human Gene Symbols used in the text. Index.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Structure and function in the human genome

  • The evolution of gene structure
  • Mutational mechanisms in evolution

Readership

Molecular Biologists, Geneticists


Details

No. of pages:
500
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080917467
Hardcover ISBN:
9780121878702

Reviews

"Professor Cooper has given us a comprehensive, authoritative, fascinating and masterful account of the evolutionary history of the human genes. Human Gene Evolution is recommended for the novice and the experienced alike." @source:--Professor Stylianos Antonarakis


About the Series Volume Editors

Stephen Cooper Series Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Michigan Medical School