Comparative Genomics

Empirical and Analytical Approaches to Gene Order Dynamics, Map Alignment and the Evolution of Gene Families

  • David Sankoff
  • Joseph H. Nadeau

Part of the Computational Biology book series (COBO, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David Sankoff, Joseph H. Nadeau
      Pages 3-7
  3. Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. David Sankoff, Joseph H. Nadeau
      Pages 11-12
    3. Bryant F. McAllister
      Pages 19-27
    4. Aoife McLysaght, Cathal Seoighe, Kenneth H. Wolfe
      Pages 47-58
    5. Gord Brown, Duane Martindale, Michael D. Wilson, Ben F. Koop
      Pages 59-69
    6. Jacques Demongeot, Juglio Aracena, Samia Ben Lamine, Marie-Ange Mermet, Olivier Cohen
      Pages 71-83
  4. Organelles: Mitochondria and Chloroplats

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. David Sankoff, Joseph H. Nadeau
      Pages 87-88
    3. David Sankoff, Mélanie Deneault, David Bryant, Claude Lemieux, Monique Turmel
      Pages 89-98
    4. Mary E. Cosner, Robert K. Jansen, Bernard M. E. Moret, Linda A. Raubeson, Li-San Wang, Tandy Warnow et al.
      Pages 99-121
    5. Cyril Gallut, Véronique Barriel, Régine Vignes
      Pages 123-132
    6. Alexander Nip, Lin Liu, Charbel Seif, B. Franz Lang, Gertraud Burger
      Pages 149-161
  5. Combinatorial Algorithms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. David Sankoff, Joseph H. Nadeau
      Pages 165-170

About this book


A comprehensive account of genomic rearrangement, focusing on the mechanisms of inversion, translocation, gene and genome duplication and gene transfer and on the patterns that result from them in comparative maps. Includes analyses of genomic sequences in organelles, prokaryotes and eukaryotes as well as comparative maps of the nuclear genomes in higher plants and animals. The book showcases a variety of algorithmic and statistical approaches to rearrangement and map data.


Organelle gene transfer genes genetics prokaryotes

Editors and affiliations

  • David Sankoff
    • 1
  • Joseph H. Nadeau
    • 2
  1. 1.Université de MontréalCanada
  2. 2.Case Western Reserve UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-6584-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-4309-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2684
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