The equilibrium frequency of the q allele is root u

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Unformatted text preview: to fixation. This is if it were just selection. But what if mutation in the CFTR gene causes alleles to arise de novo at a rate of: p (target size, frequency of +) * u (mutation rate). p*u is the mutation force ∆p is the selection force. When ∆p = p*u, that is our equilibrium frequency of p that you can expect. This will be true when the allele frequency is at equilibrium. The equilibrium frequency of the q allele is root u (since s...
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