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relaxation of selection

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

Cessation of selection in an experimental situation.

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Rapid evolution of a primate sperm protein: relaxation of functional constraint or positive Darwinian selection?

A P Rooney and J Zhang.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 0 words.

Protamines are arginine-rich proteins that replace histones and bind sperm DNA during spermatogenesis in vertebrates. Previous studies have shown that protamine exons evolve faster than...

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relaxation of selection

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

Cessation of selection in an experimental situation.

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relaxation of selection

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 10 words.

cessation of selection in an experimental situation.

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relaxation of selection

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 10 words.

cessation of selection in an experimental situation.

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The Interplay of Preference, Familiarity and Psychophysical Properties in Defining Relaxation Music

Xueli Tan, Charles J. Yowler, Dennis M. Super and Richard B. Fratianne.

in Journal of Music Therapy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

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Background: The stress response has been well documented in past music therapy literature. However, hypometabolism, or the relaxation response, has received much less...

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RELAX: Detecting Relaxed Selection in a Phylogenetic Framework

Joel O. Wertheim, Ben Murrell, Martin D. Smith, Sergei L. Kosakovsky Pond and Konrad Scheffler.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7379 words.

Relaxation of selective strength, manifested as a reduction in the efficiency or intensity of natural selection, can drive evolutionary innovation and presage lineage extinction or loss of...

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Music for Relaxation: A Comparison of Musicians and Nonmusicians on Ratings of Selected Musical Recordings

David E. Wolfe, Audree S. O'Connell and Eric G. Waldon.

in Journal of Music Therapy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

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The purpose of this study was to determine the kinds of musical selections/CDs to place in a portfolio to be used within a music listening/relaxation program for parents of children in a...

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Pollen-Specific, but Not Sperm-Specific, Genes Show Stronger Purifying Selection and Higher Rates of Positive Selection Than Sporophytic Genes in <i>Capsella grandiflora</i>

Ramesh Arunkumar, Emily B. Josephs, Robert J. Williamson and Stephen I. Wright.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

November 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8756 words.

Selection on the gametophyte can be a major force shaping plant genomes as 7–11% of genes are expressed only in that phase and 60% of genes are expressed in both the gametophytic and...

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Molecular Adaptation during a Rapid Adaptive Radiation

Maxim V. Kapralov, Antonina A. Votintseva and Dmitry A. Filatov.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

May 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6837 words.

“Explosive” adaptive radiations on islands remain one of the most puzzling evolutionary phenomena and the evolutionary genetic processes behind such radiations remain unclear. Rapid...

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Lessons for the USA from the Hague Principles

Linda J. Silberman.

in Uniform Law Review

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 6147 words.

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In this article, Professor Silberman offers a review of US choice-of-law approaches that address party autonomy in international commercial contracts....

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NMR permeability estimators in ‘chalk’ carbonate rocks obtained under different relaxation times and MICP size scalings

Edmilson Helton Rios, Irineu Figueiredo, Adam Keith Moss, Timothy Neil Pritchard, Brent Anthony Glassborow, Ana Beatriz Guedes Domingues and Rodrigo Bagueira de Vasconcellos Azeredo.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 9118 words.

The effect of the selection of different nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) relaxation times for permeability estimation is investigated for a set of fully brine-saturated rocks acquired from...

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Relaxing Music for Anxiety Control

Dave Elliott, Remco Polman and Richard McGregor.

in Journal of Music Therapy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

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The purpose of this investigation was to determine the characteristics of relaxing music for anxiety control. Undergraduate students (N = 84) were instructed to imagine themselves in an...

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Purifying Selection in Mammalian Mitochondrial Protein-Coding Genes Is Highly Effective and Congruent with Evolution of Nuclear Genes

Konstantin Yu Popadin, Sergey I. Nikolaev, Thomas Junier, Maria Baranova and Stylianos E. Antonarakis.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

February 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5776 words.

The mammalian mitochondrial genomes differ from the nuclear genomes by maternal inheritance, absence of recombination, and higher mutation rate. All these differences decrease the effective...

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Part III Human Health and Human Rights, 17 Intergenerational Equity, Ocean Governance, and the United Nations

Malgosia Fitzmaurice.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 20 pages. 9477 words.

This chapter examines the role of the United Nations (UN) in fulfilling the concept of intergenerational equity as it relates to ocean governance. The concept of intergenerational equity is...

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Purifying Selection and Molecular Adaptation in the Genome of <i>Verminephrobacter</i>, the Heritable Symbiotic Bacteria of Earthworms

Kasper U. Kjeldsen, Thomas Bataillon, Nicolás Pinel, Stéphane De Mita, Marie B. Lund, Frank Panitz, Christian Bendixen, David A. Stahl and Andreas Schramm.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

January 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 4751 words.

While genomic erosion is common among intracellular symbionts, patterns of genome evolution in heritable extracellular endosymbionts remain elusive. We study vertically transmitted...

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Nocturnal Light Environments Influence Color Vision and Signatures of Selection on the <i>OPN1SW</i> Opsin Gene in Nocturnal Lemurs

Carrie C. Veilleux, Edward E. Louis and Deborah A. Bolnick.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

June 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 12089 words.

Although loss of short-wavelength-sensitive (SWS) cones and dichromatic color vision in mammals has traditionally been linked to a nocturnal lifestyle, recent studies have identified...

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The Effects of Repetitive Exposure to Music on Subjective and Physiological Responses

Makoto Iwanaga, Maki Ikeda and Tatsuya Iwaki.

in Journal of Music Therapy

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

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The present study was designed to examine the effect of repetitive exposure to music on subjective and physiological responses. Subjects were 12 undergraduate and graduate behavioral...

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