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Human Evolution Genes, Genealogies and Phylogenies. von Finlay, Graeme (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 30.09.2013
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
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Human Evolution

Controversy over human evolution remains widespread. However, the human genome project and genetic sequencing of many other species have provided myriad precise and unambiguous genetic markers that establish our evolutionary relationships with other mammals. Human Evolution: Genes, Genealogies and Phylogenies identifies and explains these identifiable, rare and complex markers including endogenous retroviruses, genome-modifying transposable elements, gene-disabling mutations, segmental duplications and gene-enabling mutations. The new genetic tools also provide fascinating insights into when and how many features of human biology arose: from aspects of placental structure, vitamin C dependence and trichromatic vision, to tendencies to gout, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Bringing together a decade's worth of research and tying it together to provide an overwhelming argument for the mammalian ancestry of the human species, the book will be of interest to professional scientists and students in both the biological and biomedical sciences.

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    Format: PDF
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 30.09.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781107440494
    Verlag: Cambridge University Press
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