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Non Random Mating

Mating that has not occurred due to chance, and therefore has had human interference.

ex. people who look alike mate more often then they would under totally random conditions.

1. arranged marriages
2. people who look alike mate together

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Population genetics - make inferences from allele frequency

... like dominant-recessive relationship or lethal homozygotes? I assume random mating (no sexual selection), diploid, no drift (genetically well connected) or something that ...

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by Young
Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:52 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Population genetics - make inferences from allele frequency
Replies: 1
Views: 812

Gene Frequency

... that puts it out of equilibrium is that the mating is not random. Of course, the mating isn't non-random due to sexual selection, it's non-random due to human ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:05 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Frequency
Replies: 8
Views: 6612

Gene Frequency

... equal size are in equilibrium for the same pair of alleles because of random mating within each. In population I, pA=0.6, while in population II, pA=0.2, with q=1-p in ...

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by sarizmen
Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:20 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Frequency
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Views: 6612

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... purpose. Let's focus on the generation of a new baby's giraffes. When mating, father and mother giraffes are doing same minded project of a design ... Why people from TOE are imagining that babies giraffes are products of random processes filtered by natural selection exerted by the mother wombs' ...

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by TheMatrixDNA
Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
Views: 755231

Theories - Origin of Life

... barriers through ecological speciation. Equivalently, assortative mating may not be strong enough, perhaps because trait divergence is not ... the nucleus pose a significant problem, if speciation is the product of random mutations to the genome. So your entire argument is that large-scale ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:41 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
Views: 755231
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