Human Mitochondrial DNA and the Evolution of Homo sapiens

Mitochondrial DNA is one of the most explored genetic systems because of what it can tell us about the human past. This volume takes a unique perspective, presenting the disparate strands that must be tied together to exploit this system. From molecular biology to anthropology, statistics to ancient...

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Main Author: Bandelt, Hans-Jürgen
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Macaulay, Vincent (Editor), Richards, Martin (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006, 2006
Series:Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Mitochondrial DNA is one of the most explored genetic systems because of what it can tell us about the human past. This volume takes a unique perspective, presenting the disparate strands that must be tied together to exploit this system. From molecular biology to anthropology, statistics to ancient DNA, this first volume of three presents the global picture of human mitochondrial DNA variation. It takes a critical look at the field, flagging the problems, as well as the successes, and always placing the mitochondrial phylogeny centre stage
Physical Description:XIV, 271 p online resource
ISBN:9783540317890