Journals Higher Education

$89.95

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28 July 2011

248 Pages | 80 b/w illus. plus an 8 page color plate section

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199541379


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The Dynamic Genome

A Darwinian Approach

Antonio Fontdevila

  • Provides a synthetic, readable account of some hotly debated evolutionary issues set in the context of our growing understanding of functional genomics
  • Analyses some of the most widely publicised anti-Darwinian theories, focusing them within a historical and conceptual framework, explaining why and how they exist, and providing the reader with putative solutions
  • Demonstrates how the emerging dynamism of the genome can continue to be linked with the fundamental process of natural selection
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