Morris Goodman's hominoid rate slowdown: the importance of being neutral.

  • Soojin V. Yi
  • Published 2013 in Molecular phylogenetics and evolution

Abstract

Half a century ago, when the field of molecular evolution did not even exist, Morris Goodman analyzed profiles of immunological interactions between species and reached the following two remarkable conclusions: first, protein evolution slowed down in the human lineage compared to other primate lineages; second, this slowdown was more pronounced for proteins… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2012.07.031

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