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Genetic entropy & the mystery of the genome

Author: John C Sanford; John R Baumgardner
Publisher: Waterloo, NY : FMS Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Sanford; John R Baumgardner
ISBN: 9780981631608 0981631606
OCLC Number: 261364195
Description: viii, 232 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
Contents: The genome is the book of life : where did it come from? : newsflash, the genome is an instruction manual --
Are mutations good? : newsflash, mutations consistently destroy information --
How much mutation is too much? : newsflash, human mutations rates too high --
Selection to the rescue? : newsflash, selection capabilities very limited --
Can genomic selection problems be solved? : newsflash, selection cannot rescue the genome --
A closer look at noise : newsflash, the problems are much worse than you think! --
Crow to the rescue? : newsflash, crow solution fails reality test --
Man to the rescue? : newsflash, eugenics, cloning cannot stop genomic degeneration --
Can natural selection create? : newsflash, mutation/selection cannot realistically create a single gene --
Is the downward curve real? : newsflash, all evidence points to human genetic degeneration --
Postlude: What hope? : newsflash, there is a hope --
Appendix 1 : A deeply entrenched ideology --
Appendix 2 : How many nucleotides can be under selection at one time? --
Appendix 3 : The phenomenon of unity, and the concept of integrated complexity --
Appendix 4 : Can gene duplication and polyploidy increase genetic information? --
Appendix 5 : Three possible objections.
Other Titles: Genetic entropy and the mystery of the genome
Responsibility: J.C. Sanford ; [foreword by John Baumgardner].


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