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Signals of recent positive selection, words vs. figures

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 is extensive sharing of extreme iHS and XP-EHH signals between Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia, while overlap between other regions is much more limited.
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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

Recent positive selection, or not, etc.

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (6 years ago)

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...... Read Post

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

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (6 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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