Mitochondrial genome sequences and their phylogeographic interpretation

Macaulay, V. and Richards, M. (2008) Mitochondrial genome sequences and their phylogeographic interpretation. In: eLS: Encylopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp. 1-5. ISBN 9780470015902 (doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020843)

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The strong phylogenetic signal provided by complete mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid (mtDNA) sequences within species is being exploited to reconstruct the maternal genealogy and anchor it in space and time. This is the starting point for interpretations of the processes in population history that led to those patterns, as illustrated here for humans.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Macaulay, Dr Vincent
Authors: Macaulay, V., and Richards, M.
Subjects:Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Statistics
Journal Name:Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Journal Abbr.:ELS
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

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