Tajima's D

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Tajima's D

Post by TheGreatPretender » Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:01 am

Is there any one value expected for tajima's D for a locus evolving under the neutral theory of evolution? If so, what is it and why?

I don't understand how a value is determined to be low enough to be suggestive of a natural selection. Is it absolute (for example any value under 0 suggests natural selection) or relative to other value of tajima's D for surrounding loci.

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Post by TheGreatPretender » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:41 pm

I suppose nobody knows the answer

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