exon shuffling question

Mary K. Kuhner mkkuhner at phylo.genetics.washington.edu
Thu Aug 13 01:17:47 EST 1992


Phylogenies have been constructed for exons of the MHC genes, but
the problem is that an exon doesn't really contain enough base pairs
to make good phylogenies.  The results approach noise level as soon
as there is much divergence.

M. Nei has at least one paper on this.

Mary Kuhner mkkuhner at genetics.washington.edu



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