Molecular Clocks--Math theory

JackF90000 jackf90000 at aol.com
Tue Jul 18 22:12:00 EST 1995


The theory behind molecular clocks is a mathematical theory.  The time
from a fixed point to the Nth random point in a Poisson process is a
random variable with an Erlang distribution.  By counting the number of
points (mutations) in the process, the time interval can be estimated.

Jack Fleming



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