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Position effect

position effect

A change in the phenotypic expression of one or more genes due to a change in its physical location with respect to other genes; may result from change in chromosome structure or from crossing-over.


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How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?

... Because the changes in the environment will just as likely negate the effects of the previous beneficial mutation. As you know, mutations can be ... can't make any progress then, doesn't it? That pretty much sums up my position. If someone can please explain where I'm wrong, I'd really appreciate ...

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by Doom
Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?
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Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:35 pm
 
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by AstraSequi
Fri May 11, 2012 9:31 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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Theories - Origin of Life

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by AstraSequi
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:09 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

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by Nick7
Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:31 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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