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The evolution of parasitism : a phylogenetic perspective

Author: D T J Littlewood
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic, 2003.
Series: Advances in parasitology, v. 54.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Life cycle complexity, parasite ecology and the origins and evolution of parasitism itself are underpinned by an understanding of phylogeny. This volume aims to bring together a range of articles  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D T J Littlewood
ISBN: 0120317540 9780120317547
OCLC Number: 54074866
Description: xii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction - phylogenies, phylogenetics, parasites and the evolution of parasitism - D.T.J. LittlewoodCryptic Organelles in Parasitic Protists and Fungi - Bryony A. P. Williams & Patrick J. Keeling Phylogenetic Insights into the Evolution of Parasitism in Hymenoptera - James B. WhitfieldNematoda: Genes, Genomes and the Evolution of Parasitism - Mark L. BlaxterLife Cycle Evolution in the Digenea: a New Perspective from Phylogeny - Thomas H. Cribb , Rodney A. Bray , Peter D. Olson & D. Timothy J. Littlewood Progress in Malaria Research: the Case for Phylogenetics - Stephen M. Rich & Francisco J. Ayala Phylogenies, the Comparative Method and Parasite Evolutionary Ecology - Serge Morand & Robert Poulin Recent Results in Cophylogeny Mapping - Michael A. CharlestonInference of Viral Evolutionary Rates from Molecular Sequences - Alexei Drummond, Oliver G. Pybus & Andrew Rambaut Detecting Adaptive Molecular Evolution: Additional Tools for the Parasitologist - James O. McInerney, D. Timothy J. Littlewood & Christopher J. Creevey
Series Title: Advances in parasitology, v. 54.
Responsibility: guest editor, D.T.J. Littlewood.

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