Joined: June 2008
Summarizes a study of yeast under stress and the utility of whole chromosome duplication to population survival.
My question - did the stressor cause the duplication, or was the duplication just the kind of background level variation that happens all the time?
Last para contains a quote from someone at Baylor College of Medicine "who researches the molecular basis of genome instability and evolution". Waterloo!
I’m referring to evolution, not changes in allele frequencies. - Cornelius Hunter
I’m not an evolutionist, I’m a change in allele frequentist! - Nakashima