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Deleterious

Deleterious

Hurtful; noxious; destructive; pernicious; as, a deleterious plant or quality; a deleterious example. Deleteriously, Deleteriousness.

Origin: LL. Deleterius noxious, gr, fr. To hurt, damage; prob. Akin to L. Delere to destroy.


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... will accumulate generation by generation, and many will become fixed. This is the basis of "genetic drift". Another implication: the deleterious mutation rate (more than 2) is high. The real force of the original question of the thread is -- how come these detrimental mutations don't ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:19 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 8501

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of selective pressure leads to increase of diversity = more mutants. I am not aware of any biologist that disagrees that most random mutations are deleterious. FYI - I am one biologist that disagrees… Most mutations are neutral.

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by Cat
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:44 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929033

Re: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?

... evolution is the efficiency of utilization of monomers and energy. The model also simulates the qualitative features of suppression, in which a deleterious mutation is partly corrected by the introduction of translational error. http://www.springerlink.com/content/r5vk622056mk8227/ Since the ...

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by GaryGaulin
Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:28 am
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Codons are triplets, but what's a Singlet, Doublet, etc?
Replies: 4
Views: 11608

'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.

... they were not 'christians'. I posted 3 literature analysis of mutation rate. De-evolution=empirical data. It is real. The 'beneficial'/'neutral'/ 'deleterious' mutation rate has been analyzed in those literatures and by John Sanford with conservative estimates. The result is the same both times.....

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by jinx25
Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:44 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.
Replies: 12
Views: 8944

Re: the genetic code as proof of common ancestor

... amino acids would be changed! In some cases it might not matter, in some cases it may be even beneficial, but in most cases it would be probably deleterious. However, obviously it's not impossible, since there are some exceptions ;)

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by JackBean
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: the genetic code as proof of common ancestor
Replies: 9
Views: 4672
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