Fisher's theorem of natural selection

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Fisher's theorem of natural selection

Post by blackdale » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:42 am

I was going through Fisher's theorem of natural selection

It says that the growth rate is equivalent to fitness, but I don't understand why.

Could you explain about this please?

and does it matter whether the cells (that Fisher's theorem is going to be applied) are haploid or diploid?

Thank you

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Post by JackBean » Thu May 17, 2012 11:50 am

Because the better fitness, the faster can cells grow ;)
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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