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The number of heterozygous nucleotide sites maintained in a finite population due to steady flux of mutations.

@article{Kimura1969TheNO,
  title={The number of heterozygous nucleotide sites maintained in a finite population due to steady flux of mutations.},
  author={M Kimura},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={1969},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={
          893-903
        }
}
  • M. Kimura
  • Published 1 April 1969
  • Biology
  • Genetics
N natural populations, it is expected that there is a constant supply of mutaI tions in each generation. These mutations may have different persistence depending on their fitnesses, but collectively, they constitute the ultimate source of genetic variability in the populations. Since the maintenance of genetic variability is an important subject of study in population genetics, it may be worthwhile to investigate, using various models, the effect of mutation on the genetic variability. For… 
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