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Genetic drift describes random fluctuations in the numbers of gene variants in a population. Genetic drift takes place when the occurrence of variant forms of a gene, called alleles, increases and decreases by chance over time. These variations in the presence of alleles are measured as changes in allele frequencies.Typically, genetic drift occurs [..]
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Changes in allelic frequency due to sampling error. Changes in allele frequency that result because the genes appearing in offspring are not a perfectly representative sampling of the parental genes. [..]
Source: groups.molbiosci.northwestern.edu

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random genetic drift


See genetic drift.
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