Eukaryotic Genome Organization, Regulation, Evolution and Control

  • K. V. Chaitanya


This chapter aims to show the vital components of eukaryotic genomes such as chromosome structure, genome duplications, transposons, satellite DNA. The genomes of important and highly used model organisms yeast, Caenorhabditis elegans, Drosophila, Arabidopsis, rice, soybean, and human beings have been discussed in detail. Importance of comparative genomes, complexity, and evolution of eukaryotic genomes with special emphasis on the human genome was also added.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. V. Chaitanya
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  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyGITAM UniversityVisakhapatnamIndia

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