On the origin of deleterious mutations

  • Check-Hayden E
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Abstract

Europeans have larger proportion of harmful genes and the genetic diversity of European population is comparitively larger than the Africans. Researchers analysed that it is difficult to say whether single nucleotide polymorphism affects a person's health. Lower levels of variations are seen in Europeans and it is deleterious and the statistical descriptions of populations and their implications for individual risks prove that if the patterns does not exist it does not mean European American individual is at higher risk from diseases.

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  • Erika Check-Hayden

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