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Evolution

Moyra Smith

in Phenotypic Variation

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Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9780195379631
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975211 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195379631.003.0002
Evolution

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This chapter covers analyses of relatedness, mitochondrial DNA evolution and species barcodes, protein domains and domain structure, genome changes in evolution of humans and nonhuman primates, copy number changes and rearrangements that impact specific genes, protocadherin H11x and H11y, positive natural selection, evidence of positive selection for brain-expressed genes, evolution and the last common ancestor of humans and chimpanzees, correlating fossil records and polymorphism data, and molecular anthropathology phylogenetics and phenotypes.

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Subjects: Clinical Genetics ; Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics

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