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Networks Perspective Duplication And Divergence
 

Summary: A
Networks Perspective
On
Duplication And Divergence
By,
Guruprasad Ananda
Gene and genome duplications
ˇ Increase in the number of functionally different
genes over the course of evolutionary history
ˇ Increase in genome size from primitive organisms
to more complex ones
ˇ Source of genetic material on which evolution can
work
Rapid and Asymmetric Divergence
of Duplicate Genes in the Human
Gene Co-expression Network
(W Chung, R Albert, I Albert, A Nekrutenko, K Makova 2006)
Aim : To study the fates of genes after duplication
Schematic representation of duplicate
gene evolution

  

Source: Albert, Réka - Departments of Biology & Physics, Pennsylvania State University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine