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Figure 3 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

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From: Home and away- the evolutionary dynamics of homing endonucleases

Figure 3

Phase diagrams depicting the evolutionary fate of the Z allele, in color scale (Right), as a function of its homing ability and toxicity. The colors correspond to the average Z frequency in the last 104 of 106 generations, u = 10-4 and v = 10-6 for all subfigures. A is for t = 0, B t = 0.1 s, and C t = s. When our deterministic simulations reached equilibrium we tested the asymptotic stability of that equilibrium by evaluating the eigenvalues of the Jacobian matrix at that point. The black line separates parameter values allowing for stable equilibria (bottom) from parameter values leading to no equilibria or non stable equilibria.

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