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Modeling selection for lactase persistence in African pastoralist and agro-pastoralist societies
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Marsha Timmerman
La Salle University

Joyce Cadwallader
Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College

Srebrenka Robic
Agnes Scott College

William Bromer
University of St. Francis


Brief Overview:

Simple study of the rates of evolution of lactose intolerance in pastoral and agropastoral people in Africa. We used the backwards model of DEME to estimate selection coefficents that are consistent with current allele frequencies and the development of agricultural and pastoral societies.  



- poster-demelacto.ppt