Pontarotti, Pierre

Evolutionary Biology

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Table of contents

1. Spontaneous Generation Revisited at the Molecular Level
Fabiana Ciciriello, Giovanna Costanzo, Samanta Pino, Ernesto Mauro

2. Minimal Cell Model to Understand Origin of Life and Evolution
Tadashi Sugawara

3. New Fossils and New Hope for the Origin of Angiosperms
Xin Wang

4. Vertebrate Evolution: The Strange Case of Gymnophionan Amphibians
Jean-Marie Exbrayat, Michel Raquet

5. The Evolution of Morphogenetic Signalling in Social Amoebae
Yoshinori Kawabe, Elisa Alvarez-Curto, Allyson V. Ritchie, Pauline Schaap

6. On the Surprising Weakness of Pancreatic Beta-Cell Antioxidant Defences: An Evolutionary Perspective
Armin Rashidi, Thomas B. L. Kirkwood, Daryl P. Shanley

7. The Importance of Transpositions and Recombination to Genome Instability According hobo-Element Distribution Pattern in Completely Sequenced Genome of Drosophila melanogaster

L. P. Zakharenko, M. P. Perepelkina, D. A. Afonnikov

8. Long-Term Evolution of Histone Families: Old Notions and New Insights into Their Mechanisms of Diversification Across Eukaryotes
José M. Eirín-López, Rodrigo González-Romero, Deanna Dryhurst, Josefina Méndez, Juan Ausió

9. Masculinization Events and Doubly Uniparental Inheritance of Mitochondrial DNA: A Model for Understanding the Evolutionary Dynamics of Gender-Associated mtDNA in Mussels
Donald T. Stewart, Sophie Breton, Pierre U. Blier, Walter R. Hoeh

10. Missing the Subcellular Target: A Mechanism of Eukaryotic Gene Evolution
S. A. Byun McKay, R. Geeta, R. Duggan, B. Carroll, S. J. McKay

11. The Evolution of Functional Gene Clusters in Eukaryote Genomes
Takashi Makino, Aoife McLysaght

12. Knowledge Standardization in Evolutionary Biology: The Comparative Data Analysis Ontology
Francisco Prosdocimi, Brandon Chisham, Enrico Pontelli, Arlin Stoltzfus, Julie D. Thompson

13. Large-Scale Analyses of Positive Selection Using Codon Models
Romain A. Studer, Marc Robinson-Rechavi

14. Molecular Coevolution and the Three-Dimensionality of Natural Selection
Mario A. Fares, Christina Toft

15. The Evolutionary Constraints in Mutational Replacements
Branko Borštnik, Borut Oblak, Danilo Pumpernik

16. Why Phylogenetic Trees are Often Quite Robust Against Lateral Transfers
Marc Thuillard

17. The Genome Sequence of Meloidogyne incognita Unveils Mechanisms of Adaptation to Plant-Parasitism in Metazoa
Etienne G.J. Danchin, Laetitia Perfus-Barbeoch

18. Ecological Genomics of Nematode Community Interactions: Model and Non-model Approaches
Michael A. Herman, Joseph D. Coolon, Kenneth L. Jones, Timothy Todd

19. Comparative Evolutionary Histories of Fungal Chitinases
Magnus Karlsson, Jan Stenlid

20. Aging: Evolutionary Theory Meets Genomic Approaches
George L. Sutphin, Brian K. Kennedy

21. Galaxies and Cladistics
Didier Fraix-Burnet

22. Economics Pursuing the Mold of Evolutionary Biology: “Accident” and “Necessity” in the Quest to make Economics Scientific
Michael H. Turk

Keywords: Life Sciences, Evolutionary Biology, Developmental Biology, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Animal Genetics and Genomics, Plant Genetics & Genomics

Publication year
Natural Sciences

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