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Human population genetics

Author: John Relethford
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2012.
Series: Foundations of human biology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Human Population Genetics will provide an introduction to mathematical population genetics, along with relevant examples from human (and some non-human primate) populations, and will also present concepts and methods of population genetics that are specific to the study of human populations. The purpose of this book is to provide a basic background text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Relethford
ISBN: 9780470464670 0470464674
OCLC Number: 475440905
Description: xi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Genetic, mathematical, and anthropological background --
Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium --
Inbreeding --
Mutation --
Genetic drift --
Models of natural selection --
Natural selection in human populations --
Gene flow --
Human population structure and history.
Series Title: Foundations of human biology.
Responsibility: John H. Relethford.

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