Evolution and Protein Folds

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From: ram at mbisgi.umd.edu (Ram Samudrala)
Subject:Re: Evolution and Protein Folds
Date: 6 Jul 1994 23:45:28 GMT
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>Is there sufficient time/mutations in evolution for a novel small
>domain (e.g. zinc finger) to have arisen by chance alone?  Sure.

Why do you say this?  Is there any model (besides intiution) that lets
you make such a statement?  

--Ram

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