Phylogenomics by Antonis Rokas, Stylianos Chatzimanolis (auth.), William J.

By Antonis Rokas, Stylianos Chatzimanolis (auth.), William J. Murphy PhD (eds.)

The prior decade has obvious the emergence of a brand new box of clinical inquiry on the intersection of phylogenetics and genomics: phylogenomics. In Phylogenomics, best researchers give a contribution state-of-the-art protocols and assets to be able to describe the various molecular equipment and bioinformatics instruments that experience introduced this box to fruition. Chapters hide themes equivalent to using cytogenetic tools for characterizing the genomes of other species and BAC clone isolation, sequencing, and research. Written within the hugely profitable Methods in Molecular Biology™ sequence structure, each one topic is roofed with a quick advent, quite simply reproducible protocols, a listing of the mandatory fabrics and reagents, and suggestions for troubleshooting and heading off recognized pitfalls.

Comprehensive and updated, Phylogenomics is a source that would invigorate the comparative research of genomes throughout all branches of the tree of life.

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