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Author Höglund, Jacob
Title Evolutionary Conservation Genetics
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2009
©2009
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface and acknowledgements -- 1 The extinction vortex, is genetic variation related to extinction? -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 The extinction vortex -- 1.3 Evidence from wild populations of a link between low genetic diversity and extinction -- 1.4 Experimental studies -- 1.5 Conclusions -- 2 How to measure genetic variation -- 2.1 Codominant neutral variation -- 2.1.1 Percentage of polymorphic loci -- 2.1.2 Alleles per locus/allelic richness -- 2.1.3 Expected heterozygosity -- 2.1.4 Observed heterozygosity -- 2.1.5 Inbreeding coefficient -- 2.1.6 Population differentiation -- 2.1.7 Gene flow -- 2.2 Dominant neutral markers -- 2.3 Sequence variation -- 2.3.1 Proportion of variable sites -- 2.3.2 Nucleotide diversity -- 2.3.3 Haplotype diversity -- 2.4 Non-neutral markers and neutrality tests -- 2.5 Quantitative additive genetic variation -- 2.6 Conclusions -- 3 Inbreeding, geographic subdivision, and gene flow -- 3.1 Inbreeding within populations -- 3.2 Population structure -- 3.3 Effective population size -- 3.4 Examples of population structure in endangered species -- 3.5 Inbreeding depression -- 3.6 Heterozygosity-fitness correlations -- 3.7 Rescue effects -- 3.8 Conclusions -- 4 Genetic diversity in changing environments -- 4.1 Fragmentation and natural and human-induced barriers to gene flow -- 4.2 Landscape genetics -- 4.3 Effects of bottlenecks and how to detect them -- 4.4 Effects of population expansions and range shifts -- 4.5 Invasive species -- 4.6 Summary -- 5 Genes under selection: Mhc and others -- 5.1 Mhc genes -- 5.1.1 Mhc and conservation in mammals -- 5.1.2 Mhc and conservation in birds -- 5.1.3 Mhc and conservation in reptiles and amphibians -- 5.1.4 Mhc and conservation in fish -- 5.1.5 Summary: Mhc and immunogenetics in conservation -- 5.2 Other candidate genes relevant for conservation
5.2.1 Pigmentation genes: mc1r -- 5.2.2 Photoperiodism: Clock and other genes -- 5.3 Conclusions -- 6 Local adaptation -- 6.1 Evidence of local adaptation -- 6.2 Differentiation in quantitative traits, Q[sub(ST)] -- 6.3 Comparisons of F[sub(ST)] and Q[sub(ST)] -- 6.4 Q[sub(ST)] applied to conservation studies -- 6.5 Conclusions -- 7 Ecological genomics -- 7.1 WGS -- 7.2 What to do with the data? Assembly and annotation -- 7.3 What to do with the data? Evolutionary and ecological analyses -- 7.4 Genomics in conservation -- 7.4.1 SNP detection and genotyping -- 7.4.2 QTL mapping of functionally important loci -- 7.4.3 Differential gene expression -- 7.4.4 Phylogenetics -- 7.5 Genomic studies of non-model species -- 7.6 Conclusions -- 8 An evolutionary conservation biology -- 8.1 Human impact on evolutionary processes -- 8.2 Evolutionary responses of harvesting -- 8.3 Conserving evolutionary potential -- 8.4 Conservation units -- 8.5 Concluding remarks -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Z
Conservation genetics focuses on understanding the role of genetic variation for population persistence. This book is about the methods used to study genetic variation in endangered species and whether genetic variation matters in the extinction of species
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Höglund, Jacob Evolutionary Conservation Genetics Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2009 9780199214228
Subject Ecological genetics.;Evolutionary genetics.;Conservation biology.;Biodiversity.;Biodiversity conservation
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