Problem set #5

Problem set #5 - in life. The mutation accumulation theory...

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Jeremy Hansen Problem Set 5 1) An allele for helping would not evolve because according to Hamiltons rule the out come would be less then 0. (20)(1/4)-10=-5 2) Well according to antagonistic pleiotropy one allele like longevity may be linked to something that may increase fitness early in life, but be detrimental later
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Unformatted text preview: in life. The mutation accumulation theory says that the force of natural selection decreases with time. So an allele for longevity may not be necessary. So most mice not need worry about living long on their own, but being killed by predators, or disease....
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This essay was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course BMS 230 taught by Professor All during the Spring '08 term at Colorado State.

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