Selection Conflicts, Gene Expression, and Codon Usage Trends in Yeast


Synonymous codon usage in yeast appears to be influenced by natural selection on gene expression, as well as regional variation in compositional bias. Because of the large number of potential targets of selection (i.e., most of the codons in the genome) and presumed small selection coefficients, codon usage is an excellent model for studying factors that… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00239-003-2459-9


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