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Evolutionary genomics

Detecting selection

Nature volume 495, pages 325326 (21 March 2013) | Download Citation

Advances in population genetics and genome sequencing have made it possible to identify anonymous fragments of DNA that have undergone selection. This yields some evolutionary answers, and a panoply of puzzles. See Letter p.360

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  1. Gregory S. Barsh is at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, 35806 Alabama, and in the Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA.

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  2. Leif Andersson is in the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, SE-75123 Uppsala, Sweden.

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