Comparative Genomics: Empirical and Analytical Approaches to Gene Order Dynamics, Map Alignment and the Evolution of Gene Families

ISBN 0-7923-6583-6

Author(s): David Sankoff, Joseph H. Nadeau



    Foreword; W.F. Doolittle.

    Introduction. Comparative Genomics; D. Sankoff, J.H. Nadeau.

  1. Mechanisms. Cytogenetics, Molecular Genetics, Population Genetics.
  2. Organelles: Mitochondria and Chloroplast. Rearrangements in Small Genomes.
  3. Combinatorial Algorithms. A New Set of Problems for a New Kind of Data.
  4. Prokaryotes. Genome Scrambling versus Functional Clustering.
  5. Statistics. The Quantification of Comparative Mapping.
  6. Nuclear Genomes. Evolutionary Inference from Comparative Mapping.
  7. Gene and Genome Duplication and Multi-gene Families. How Can Duplication by Analyzed

Hardbound, 568 pages; September 2000; Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht