Genodynamics: A New Biophysical Approach to Modeling Adaptation in Human Populations
American Journal of Physics and Applications
Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019, Pages: 61-67
Received: Mar. 3, 2019;
Accepted: May 9, 2019;
Published: Jun. 13, 2019
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Tshela Elizabeth Mason, The National Human Genome Center, Howard University, Washington, USA
James Lindesay, The National Human Genome Center, Howard University, Washington, USA; Computational Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Howard University, Washington, USA
Georgia Mae Dunston, The National Human Genome Center, Howard University, Washington, USA; Computational Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Howard University, Washington, USA
Tshela Elizabeth Mason,
Georgia Mae Dunston,
Genodynamics: A New Biophysical Approach to Modeling Adaptation in Human Populations, American Journal of Physics and Applications.
Vol. 7, No. 2,
2019, pp. 61-67.
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