Molecular Evolution of Proteins

BIOCH 6773

Oklahoma State University--Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Spring 2011 (1 & 3 February Lectures)

Basic Concepts

Observations

Non-substitution mechanisms:

Substitution measurement (PE21)

Trees and phylogenetics (PE16)

Types of protein evolution studies

Big issues: Similarity in sequence, structure, function, ancestry

  • MS Powerpoint ppt file to accompany lectures available
  • 22 january 2005; revised 29 january 2011
  • ulrich.melcher at okstate.edu