Directional selection depletes nucleotide variation at the locus
under selection. How long does it take for that variation to be
replaced? Given a constant population size, what is the average time
until equilibrium heterozygosity (H = 4Nv/[4Nv + 1]) is reached
starting from a monomorphic locus?
Chris Colby --- email: colby at biology.bu.edu or colby at acs.bu.edu ---
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