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Author Kimura, Motoo, 1924-

Title The neutral theory of molecular evolution / Motoo Kimura
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983


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Description xv, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface; Introduction; 1. From Lamarck to population genetics; 2. Overdevelopment of the synthetic theory and the proposal of the neutral theory; 3. The neutral mutation-random drift hypothesis as an evolutionary paradigm; 4. Molecular evolutionary rates contrasted with phenotypic evolutionary rates; 5. Some features of molecular evolution; 6. Definition, types and action of natural selection; 7. Molecular structure, selective constraint and the rate of evolution; 8. Population genetics at the molecular level; 9. Maintenance of genetic variability at the molecular level; 10. Summary and conclusion; References; Indexes
Analysis Organisms Evolution expounded by molecular genetics
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Subject Molecular evolution.
Molecular evolution.
Molecular genetics.
Biological Evolution.
Genetics, Population.
Molecular Biology.
LC no. 82022225
ISBN 0521231094