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Analysis of Gene Diversity in Subdivided Populations
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Vol. 70, No. 12, Part I (Dec., 1973), pp. 3321-3323
Published by: National Academy of Sciences
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/62835
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A method is presented by which the gene diversity (heterozygosity) of a subdivided population can be analyzed into its components, i.e., the gene diversities within and between subpopulations. This method is applicable to any population without regard to the number of alleles per locus, the pattern of evolutionary forces such as mutation, selection, and migration, and the reproductive method of the organism used. Measures of the absolute and relative magnitudes of gene differentiation among subpopulations are also proposed.
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