Selection plays the hand it was dealt: Evidence that human adaptation commonly targets standing genetic variation

Rajiv C. McCoy, Joshua M. Akey

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Abstract

Using a powerful machine learning approach, a recent study of human genomes has revealed widespread footprints of recent positive selection on standing genetic variation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number139
JournalGenome biology
Volume18
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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