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Latest Pleiotropy Stories. Genetic Variation Helped Humans Evolve, Adapt To Climate Changes. 2013-02-15 10:05:03. [Watch Video: 2 Studies Reveal Genetic  ...
May 12, 2009 ... Moczek also says the PNAS paper may compel evolutionary biologists to revisit pleiotropy, the foundational concept of one gene influencing ...
Aug 28, 2013 ... The research team found that pleiotropy and assortative mating were about equally responsible for the genetic connection between height and ...
Dec 2, 2009 ... Finch hypothesizes that the expression of ApoE4 could be the result of the antagonistic pleiotropy theory of aging, in which genes selected to ...
Apr 26, 2013 ... “Improved detection of common variants associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder using pleiotropy-informed conditional False ...
May 10, 2007 ... Thus, most population geneticists – remembering linkage, pleiotropy, epistasis, and developmental complexity – reject evolutionary psychology ...
Feb 27, 2005 ... Williams GC. Pleiotropy, natural selection, and the evolution of senescence. Evolution 1957;11:398-411. 4. Peccei JS. Menopause: adaptation ...
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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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