Determinants of genetic diversity

  title={Determinants of genetic diversity},
  author={H. Ellegren and N. Galtier},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
  • H. Ellegren, N. Galtier
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
  • Genetic polymorphism varies among species and within genomes, and has important implications for the evolution and conservation of species. The determinants of this variation have been poorly understood, but population genomic data from a wide range of organisms now make it possible to delineate the underlying evolutionary processes, notably how variation in the effective population size (Ne) governs genetic diversity. Comparative population genomics is on its way to providing a solution to… CONTINUE READING
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