On Fri, 27 Jul 2001 CurtAdams@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 7/27/01 4:07:27 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> >What proportion of mutations induced in laboratories are adaptive
> >vs. deleterious?
> One Drosophila study found 10% were advantageous. However, the
> current thinking is that mutations are almost never advantageous in the
> native environment; the high rate is because Drosophila in the lab has
> a very different environment than Drosophila in the wild (even if the
> "wild" is people's garbage cans)
Has anyone demonstrated then that any mutation induced in any species is
adaptive in the wild?
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