The recovery of a recessive allele in a Mendelian diploid model

  title={The recovery of a recessive allele in a Mendelian diploid model},
  author={Anton Bovier and Loren Coquille and Rebecca Neukirch},
  journal={Journal of Mathematical Biology},
We study the large population limit of a stochastic individual-based model which describes the time evolution of a diploid hermaphroditic population reproducing according to Mendelian rules. Neukirch and Bovier (J Math Biol 75:145–198, 2017) proved that sexual reproduction allows unfit alleles to survive in individuals with mixed genotype much longer than they would in populations reproducing asexually. In the present paper we prove that this indeed opens the possibility that individuals with a… 
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