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Yeast fitness and protein evolution

Reiner Veitia

Genome Biology 2001, 2:reports0030  doi:10.1186/gb-2001-2-9-reports0030

Published: 17 August 2001


The impact on fitness of homozygous deletions in yeast has been shown to correlate with the rate of protein evolution assessed as the evolutionary distance between yeast and Caenorhabditis elegans.