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Coalescent Theory

  1. Simon Tavaré

Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005458

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How to Cite

Tavaré, S. 2006. Coalescent Theory. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

Abstract

Coalescent theory is a very useful tool in the interpretation of genomic variation data.

Keywords:

  • coalescent;
  • genealogy;
  • recombination;
  • haplotype blocks;
  • selection;
  • inference