Tuesday, March 14, 2006

PLoS Biology March 2006   posted by the @ 3/14/2006 07:38:00 PM

This is the Voight, Kudaravalli, et al. issue. They lead with an editoral "Being Positive about Selection", which discusses the increasing research output on this question.

Of interest along the same lines is "Gene Losses during Human Origins":
The authors find that the human CASPASE12 pseudogene has been positively selected for in humans. This adaptive gene loss confers protection from sepsis.

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