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Introgression redux

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanOctober 31, 2006 9:35 PM

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I was going to continue with my review of chapter 5 of Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts & Case Studies today, but time does not permit. This section was to focus on the orgination of advantageous mutations from the stochastic cauldron of generation 1 (which, as we've seen exhibits a 1/3 probability of immediate extinction in th subsequent generation assuming Poisson distribution of reproductive variance and fixed population size), so I will point to my older posts on introgression (of advantageous alleles): The baby modelMy fixationsArchaic-modern hybridization

Intogression^-1

Introgression in wolves & dogsIntrogression related papersBumping uglies with the NeandertalThese will come in handy in the near future because papers are pending which make the general conceptual framework extremely relevant.

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