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|I gleaned two possibilities from this post: pre-adaptations and/or adaptations that occur under the gun of strong selection. Both are certainly possible. However, could some (or most?) pre-adaptations result from "preferential" mutation systems? Who is to say that only strong selection could trigger this alleged mechanism.|
I'm afraid I don't really understand what you're saying here. Could you clarify? I think you might be using some idiosyncratic terminology.
|Anyway, just reading the intro seemed to leave the possibility open for further review, unless I was missing something.|
Well, papers don't often say, "We have conclusively disproven Professor B's hypothesis and recommend no further research." Why doncha read the whole thing; it's not too long, and should be easily comprehensible for a biochemist.
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