selection coefficient


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selection coefficient

[si′lek·shən ‚kō·i‚fish·ənt]
(genetics)
A measure of the rate of transmission through successive generations of a given allele compared to the rate of transmission of another (usually the wild-type) allele.
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Estimation of selection coefficient from data on allele frequency in discrete generations.
id]M] similarly can be written dependences between marks and variants, respectively individual items, marks conditions, specific functions, constrictions and matrices of selection coefficients [[F.
For each model set, the selection coefficients ([beta]) in competing models were averaged based on their relative [w.