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Title Microsatellites : evolution and applications / edited by David B. Goldstein and Christian Schlatterer
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1999]


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Description xv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Microsatellites and other simple sequences: genomic context and mutational mechanisms, John M. Hancock -- 2. Functional roles of microsatellites and minisatellites, Yechezkel Kashi and Morris Soller -- 3. Microsatellites and mutation processes in tandemly repetitive DNA, John A. L. Armour et al. -- 4. Mechanistic basis for microsatellite instability, Jonathan A. Eisen -- 5. Microsatellite evolution: inferences from population data, Arnaud Estoup and Jean-Marie Cornuet -- 6. A comparative approach to the study of microsatellite evolution, William Amos -- 7. Trinucleotide expansion mutations cause diseases which do not conform to Mendelian expectations, David C. Rubinsztein -- 8. Mutation and migration in models of microsatellite evolution, Marcus W. Feldman, Jochen Kumm, and Jonathan Pritchard -- 9. The coalescent and microsatellite variability, Peter Donnelly -- 10. Estimating the age of mutations using variation at linked markers, David E. Reich and David B. Goldstein -- 11. Statistics of microsatellite loci: estimation of mutation rate and pattern of population expansion, Ranajit Chakraborty and Marek Kimmel -- 12. Using microsatellites to measure the fitness consequences of inbreeding and outbreeding, J. M. Pemberton et al. -- 13. Microsatellites in conservation genetics, Mark A. Beaumont and Michael W. Bruford -- 14. Microsatellites and the reconstruction of the history of human populations, Andres Ruiz Linares -- 15. Forensic applications of microsatellite markers, David Balding -- 16. Tracking linkage disequilibrium in advanced populations with MALD using microsatellite loci, J. Claiborne Stephens et al. -- 17. Microsatellite markers in complex disease: mapping disease-associated regions within the human major histocompatibility complex, Mary Carrington et al. -- 18. Microsatellites, a neutral marker to infer selective sweeps, Christian Schlotterer and Thomas Wiehe -- 19. Y chromosome microsatellite haplotypes and the history of Samoyed-speaking populations in north-west Siberia, T. Karafet et al. -- 20. Microsatellite analysis of human tumours, Darryl Shibata -- Appendix -- Reference -- Glossary -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-330) and index
Subject Microsatellites (Genetics)
Genetic markers.
Author Goldstein, David B.
Schlötterer, Christian.
LC no. 98049876
ISBN 0198504071 paperback
019850408X hardbound