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Evolutionary genetics

Robert L. Perlman

in Evolution and Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199661718
eISBN:
9780191774720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661718.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Evolution is often thought of in genetic terms, as a change in allele frequencies and in the phenotypes associated with these alleles in populations over time. Several evolutionary processes in ... More


Natural Selection and Genetic Drift: Their Role in Evolutionary Change

John O. Reiss

in Not by Design: Retiring Darwin's Watchmaker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258938
eISBN:
9780520944404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258938.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores the fundamental distinction between natural selection and genetic drift, starting from a consideration of how they are measured, and suggests that it may not be as fundamental ... More


Youth Mobility and the Making of Europe

Richard Ivan Jobs

in Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226438979
eISBN:
9780226439020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439020.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After WWII, Western European governments worked to establish, expand, and transform their national youth hostel networks away from domestic and toward international travel. It was a public-private ... More


The Genetic Effective Size of a Population

Bruce Walsh and Michael Lynch

in Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830870
eISBN:
9780191868986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830870.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

The effects of genetic drift usually assume an idealized population of constant size. This chapter shows how the population size for such an idealized population can be replaced with an effective ... More


Hitchhiking and Selective Sweeps

Bruce Walsh and Michael Lynch

in Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830870
eISBN:
9780191868986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830870.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

When a favorable allele increases in frequency, it alters the coalescent structure (the pattern of times back to a common ancestor) at linked sites relative to that under drift. This creates patterns ... More


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