Most recent common ancestor

Known as: Closest common ancestor, MRCA, Recent common ancestor 
In biology, the most recent common ancestor (MRCA) of any set of organisms is the most recent individual from which all organisms in a group, for… (More)
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2011
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2011
The history of human population size is important for understanding human evolution. Various studies have found evidence for a… (More)
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2008
2008
If we follow an asexually reproducing population through time, then the amount of time that has passed since the most recent… (More)
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2006
2006
We consider the evolution of a population of fixed size with no selection. The number of generations G to reach the first common… (More)
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2005
2005
Consider a haploid population which has evolved through an exchangeable reproduction dynamics , and in which all individuals… (More)
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2003
2003
A class of haploid population models with non-overlapping generations and exchangeable offspring distribution is considered… (More)
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2003
2003
Previous analyses have shown that the most recent common ancestor for a randomly mating population of size n would have lived… (More)
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2002
2002
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It is a pleasure to be able to comment on such an interesting and insightful paper. Demographic properties of population genetics… (More)
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2001
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2001
TIGRFAMs is a collection of protein families featuring curated multiple sequence alignments, hidden Markov models and associated… (More)
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1999
1999
Previous study of the time to a common ancestor of all present-day individuals has focused on models in which each individual has… (More)
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1995
1995
We obtain a weak approximation for the reduced family tree in a near-critical Markov branching process when the time interval… (More)
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