Friday, February 25, 2005

243: Thompson et al. (2005) Genotypic Diversity Within a Natural Coastal Bacterioplankton Population. Science 307 (5713): 1311

Science -- Thompson et al. 307 (5713): 1311:

Ecological considerations suggest that much genotypic and possibly phenotypic variation within natural populations should be considered neutral.
That is, a product of random evolution, without significant selection.