Invasion and maintenance of a gene duplication.

  • A. G. Clark
  • Published 1994 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…


The ubiquity of multigene families is evidence for the frequent occurrence of gene duplication, but the origin of multigene families from a single gene remains a little-studied aspect of genome evolution. Although it is clear that a duplication can arise and become fixed in a population purely by random genetic drift and that the rate of fixation is… (More)


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