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Genetic equilibrium

Definition

noun

A condition where a gene pool is not changing in frequency because the evolutionary forces acting upon the allele are equal, thus, resulting in a population to not evolve even after several generations.


Supplement

Genetic equilibrium is an ideal or theoretical state that provides a baseline to measure genetic change from.


See also: Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium.


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Re: Re:

... are a continuous stream of "errors" in the replication of genetic information from generation to generation; a substantial amount of ... mutations to bring the basic fitness level back to a kind of running equilibrium in fitness. After reading your post, I spotted an erroroneous ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 7835

Re:

... in each. Quite so! They do add up; and this is the basis of measuring genetic distances and inferring phylogeny. This if very effective; because ... mutations to bring the basic fitness level back to a kind of running equilibrium in fitness. There's a lot more to be said on this; and there ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:19 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 7835

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... of the LUA, which was revealed by quite recent discoveries in genetics. Contrary to earlier expectations the distribution of genes amongst ... the evidence. Actually I'm working on that model and I call it Precoded Equilibrium (by typing the keywords “precoded equilibrium” my blog can be ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 7516

Re: mutations and dependencies

... or less) gradually" because there is both gradualism and puncuated equilibrium. You have been psy-oped into thinking the lack of evidence for ... you have illustrated above) can be used as 'evidence' for it However, genetics provides the test as to whether we are assembling the archeological ...

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by jinx25
Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:13 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 21264

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... state (not to you) The point I make is this. The reality is that most genetic changes occur as a result of cellular processes in response to stress, ... of the cell as it responds to stress and the maintaining of it's own equilibrium. In the light of all this actual evidence (and with respect, ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
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