Monday, March 7, 2011

"Classic Selective Sweeps Were Rare in Recent Human Evolution"

From Molly Przeworski's group:

"Data from the pilot for the 1000 Genomes Project suggest that classic selective sweeps were not the primary mode of evolution of the human genome. Instead, it seems that the majority of human genetic diversity is best explained by purifying selection against deleterious mutations."

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