10. Molecular Structure and Evolution of Genomes

  1. Gustavo Caetano-Anollés
  1. Todd A. Castoe,
  2. A. P. Jason de Koning and
  3. David D. Pollock

Published Online: 12 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470570418.ch10

Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology

Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology

How to Cite

Castoe, T. A., de Koning, A. P. J. and Pollock, D. D. (2010) Molecular Structure and Evolution of Genomes, in Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology (ed G. Caetano-Anollés), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470570418.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Bioinformatics Laboratory, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470195147

Online ISBN: 9780470570418

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Keywords:

  • molecular structure and genome evolution;
  • selection and adaptation - how they interact with protein structure and function;
  • adaptation, integration of multiple lines of evidence for functional change

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of Considerations in Studying Protein Evolution

  • Function and Evolutionary Genomics

  • Integrating Inferences to Detect and Interpret Adaptation: An Example with Snake Metabolic Proteins

  • Conclusion

  • References