Correlated Ka-Ks

Thorsten Burmester burmeste at
Thu Jul 19 13:13:07 EST 2001


Does anybody know why the synonymous and non-synonymous substition rates
are correlated in many genes? I.e., in highly conserved genes one may
find that both Ka and Ks are strongly reduced when compared to a less
conserved paralogous gene. 


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