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Department
Biology
Course
BI226
Professor
Bruce Mc Kay
Semester
Fall

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BI266 2009 Section 7: Population Genetics KEY CONCEPTS • Hardy-Weinberg equili brium, which represents no cha nge in allele frequencies in a population, serves as the foundation for a study of population genetics. • For Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium to apply there must be no mutation, no migration, random mating with respect to genotype, no selection, and the population must be infinitely large. • The violations of these five assumptions ar e the factors that cau se deviations from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium in populations. These factor s fall into five general categories: mutation, migration, nonrandom mating, selection, and drift. • It is possibl
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