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Recent positive selection, or not, etc.

Genetic Future's summary of Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations is an excellent complement to mine. Highly recommended. Read the comments on this post......
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Adaptation might not be a spherical cow

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (5 years ago)

In Natural selection of a human gene: FUT2 I referred to a paper, Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations (see my earlier review). Now the same group has a follow up paper which takes a slight... Read Post

Signals of recent positive selection, words vs. figures

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (5 years ago)

Dan MacArthur already posted some of the supplementary figures from Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations, but he didn't put up one that I thought was really striking. The text: First, there... Read Post

Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations...maybe

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (5 years ago)

John Hawks & Daniel MacArthur have already pointed to a new paper in Genome Research, Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations. As Dan notes, it's Open Access, so you can read the PDF yourself.... Read Post


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