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Methods for Studying the Evolution of Macromolecules

  • Vadim A. Ratner
  • Andrey A. Zharkikh
  • Nikolay Kolchanov
  • Sergey N. Rodin
  • Viktor V. Solovyov
  • Andrey S. Antonov
Chapter
Part of the Biomathematics book series (BIOMATHEMATICS, volume 24)

Abstract

Here we shall summarize some of the definitions and concepts characterizing genetic sequences [18, 47] and outline the basic problems of their study in the context of the theory of molecular evolution.

Keywords

Branch Length Optimum Alignment Interior Node Ancestor Sequence Homologous Segment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vadim A. Ratner
    • 1
  • Andrey A. Zharkikh
    • 2
  • Nikolay Kolchanov
    • 1
  • Sergey N. Rodin
    • 3
  • Viktor V. Solovyov
    • 4
  • Andrey S. Antonov
    • 5
  1. 1.Academy of Sciences, Siberian BranchInstitute of Cytology and GeneticsNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Health Sciences Centre of Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Genetic CentresUniversity of TexasHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of Reproductive GeneticsBeckman Research Institute of the City of HopeDuarteUSA
  4. 4.Dept. of Cell BiologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  5. 5.A.N. Belozersky Institute of Bioorganic ChemistryMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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