All posts tagged with allele frequency

Eye pigmentation and allele frequencies

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Eye pigmentation in humans varies along a spectrum of colors from dark brown, through lighter brown, hazel, and green, to light blue. These differences are c...

Founder effect

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A founder effect is caused by genetic drift in a small number of initial founders of a new population.

Genetic drift

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If everyone in a population lived a long life, mated, and reproduced absolutely equally (two offspring per person), then the population size would never chan...