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Published: 02 May 2013

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199661732

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Mutation-Driven Evolution

Masatoshi Nei

  • Authored by a world-renowned specialist in the field
  • Tackles the core mechanisms of evolution which have remained controversial since Darwin's publication of <i>The Origin of Species</i>
  • Evaluates the roles of mutation and selection in phenotypic evolution at the molecular level
  • Adopts a historical perspective to understand the various theories of evolution presented in the past and their relationships with a new theory of mutation-driven evolution proposed in this book
  • Ideal graduate seminar course material

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