Detection of positive selection

Tom Bickle bickle at
Tue Sep 12 02:36:07 EST 1995

In article <4321f7$a9s at>, JEThomas at
(Jonah Thomas) wrote:

> In <430vhg$jb0 at> "JAMES O. MCINERNEY" <James.Mcinerney at UCG.IE> 
> writes: 
> >My question is: when can you detect instances of positive darwinian selection
> >(PDS)?

Jonah Thomas gave a very good summary. For documentation (a bit dated now)
see this book, which happens to be on my desk:

"Microorganisms as model systems for studying evolution" R.P. Mortlock
editor, 1984, Plenum Press. ISBN 0-306-41788-X.

Tom Bickle, Department of Microbiology, Biozentrum, Basel University
Klingelbergstrasse 70, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland.
+4161 267 2120, Fax: +4161 267 2118  bickle at

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