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When is selection effective?

bioRxiv

Oct 30, 2014

Simon Gravel

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Deleterious alleles are more likely to reach high frequency in small populations because of chance fluctuations in allele frequency. This may lead, over time, to reduced average fitness in the population. In that sense, selection is more ‘effective’ in larger populations. Many recent st...read more

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Bnk protein, Drosophila
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    bioRxiv

    Oct 30, 2014

    Simon Gravel

    PMID: 990010934

    DOI: 10.1101/010934

    Abstract

    Deleterious alleles are more likely to reach high frequency in small populations because of chance fluctuations in allele frequency. This may lead, over time, to reduced average fitness in the population. In that sense, selection is more ‘effective’ in larger populations. Many recent st...read more

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    Bnk protein, Drosophila
    Population Group
    Cell Differentiation Process
    18
    1
    43

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