Epistatic variance to additive variance

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanMay 30, 2007 2:11 AM


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A few weeks ago I posted on how population bottlenecks can convert dominance variance into additive genetic variance. This is important because it is additive genetic variance that is relevant for population level directional selection upon quantitative characters. Now agnostic posts on how epistatic variance can be converted into to additive genetic variance.

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