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Author's personal copy Genetic robustness at the codon level as a measure of selection
 

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Genetic robustness at the codon level as a measure of selection
Marco Archetti
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
St John's College, University of Oxford, UK
a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o
Article history:
Received 9 July 2008
Received in revised form 15 May 2009
Accepted 19 May 2009
Available online 27 May 2009
Received by M. Di Giulio
Keywords:
Genetic robustness
Error minimization
Volatility
Codon usage
Natural selection
Selection at the DNA level is usually detected by analysing substitution rates from multiple-species
comparisons. It has been suggested that measures of genetic robustness at the codon level, which can be

  

Source: Archetti, Marco - Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine