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Localizing Recent Adaptive Evolution in the Human Genome

  • Scott H Williamson mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: sw292@cornell.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Melissa J Hubisz,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

    ¤a Current address: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinoins, United States of America,

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  • Andrew G Clark,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Bret A Payseur,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

    ¤b Current address: Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Carlos D Bustamante,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Rasmus Nielsen

    Affiliation: Center for Bioinformatics and Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Published: June 01, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0030090

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10% ...

Posted by davidenard on 22 Jan 2010 at 08:40 GMT

Up to 10 % of the human genome affected by hitchhiking is a conclusion of great importance.

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