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Published: 18 December 2003

472 Pages | numerous figures


ISBN: 9780199267941

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division


Second Edition

Mark Ridley

  • Wide-ranging accounts of the major advances in genomics and bioinformatics, and their impact upon evolutionary biology
  • Excellent balance and breadth of coverage
  • Short introductory paragraphs for all extracts draw reader interest and provide a succinct summary of issues pertinent to evolutionary developments, in particular mutation rates and variation
  • A new section on evolution and development and evolutionary genomics offers fresh illustration of developments within this emergent field

New to this Edition:

  • There are new editorial summaries/significance-highlights at the beginning of all extracts which provide a brief insight into the important evolutionary issues which follow
  • There is a new section on evolution and development and evolutionary genomics
  • Whilst the mix of classics from the existing edition remains, the modern research trends papers have been updated with a diversity of issues and developments within the evolutionary biology discipline

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