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Lecture 19

BIOL 1F90 Lecture 19: Chapter 24 Taxonomy and Systematics (Continued)


Department
Biological Sciences
Course Code
BIOL 1F90
Professor
Fiona Hunter
Lecture
19

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BIOL1F90
Feb.24th,2016
*InClassphylogenetictreedemonstrationusingdatafromyesterday
MolecularClocks
favourablemutationsrareanddetrimentalmutationseliminated
mostmutationsareneutral
ifneutralmutationsoccurataconstantratetheycanbeusedtomeasureevolutionarytime
longerperiodsoftimesincedivergenceallowsforagreateraccumulationofmutations
notperfectlylinearoverlongperiodsoftime
notallorganismsevolveatthesamerate 
differencesingenerationtimes
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