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Figure 1 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

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From: Impacts of mutation effects and population size on mutation rate in asexual populations: a simulation study

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One example of distribution of mutation effects. (A) The effects of deleterious mutations follow a gamma distribution with α = 0.6 (shape parameter), β = 0.5 (scale parameter) and the mean effects is s ¯ d = 0.3 . (B) The effects of beneficial mutations follow an exponential distribution with λ = 100 and the mean effects is s ¯ b = 0.01 . (C) The distribution of fitness changes by both deleterious and beneficial mutations with p d = 97% and p b = 3%.

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