Natural selection and the evolution of neutralism

Bio Systems
M Conrad

Abstract

The efficiency of evolutionary search increases as the density of acceptable proteins in a protein space increases. Populations caught in regions whose density is too low to support evolution can be pulled into high density regions by hitchhiking selection. As they move into such regions, the action of natural selection becomes more effective, yet these populations will satisfy conditions which lead to predictions made by neutral, so-called non-Darwinian models.

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Biological Evolution
Gene Products, Protein
Selection, Genetic
Variation (Genetics)

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