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THE NUMBER OF ALLELES THAT CAN BE MAINTAINED IN A FINITE POPULATION.

@article{Kimura1964THENO,
  title={THE NUMBER OF ALLELES THAT CAN BE MAINTAINED IN A FINITE POPULATION.},
  author={M Kimura and James F. Crow},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={1964},
  volume={49},
  pages={
          725-38
        }
}
T has sometimes been suggested that the wild-type allele is not a single entity, I but rather a population of different isoalleles that are indistinguishable by any ordinary procedure. With hundreds of nucleotides, each presumably capable of base substitutions and with additional permutations possible through sequence rearrangements, gains, and losses, the number of possible gene states becomes astronomical. It is known that a single nucleotide substitution can have the most drastic… 

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