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Genes in conflict [electronic resource] : the biology of selfish genetic elements / Austin Burt and Robert Trivers.

Author/Creator:
Burt, Austin.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (632 p. ) ill. (some col.), maps.
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Subjects:
Selfish genetic elements.
Genes.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Covering all species from yeast to humans, this is the first book to tell the story of selfish genetic elements that act narrowly to advance their own replication at the expense of the larger organism.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
ONE Selfish Genetic Elements
TWO Autosomal Killers
THREE Selfish Sex Chromosomes
FOUR Genomic Imprinting
FIVE Selfish Mitochondrial DNA
SIX Gene Conversion and Homing
SEVEN Transposable Elements
EIGHT Female Drive
NINE B Chromosomes
TEN Genomic Exclusion
ELEVEN Selfish Cell Lineages
TWELVE Summary and Future Directions
References
Glossary
Expanded Contents
Taxonomic Index
General Index
Notes:
Originally published: 2006.
Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-575) and indexes.
Contributor:
Trivers, Robert.
ISBN:
0-674-02911-9
OCLC:
1024017540
Publisher Number:
10.4159/9780674029118 doi