Molecular Evolution Activities



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Jack L. King, "This Week's Citation Classic," Current Contents 34 (1983), 25.
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In this short article, King recounts the circumstances surrounding the publication of the famous King and Jukes (1969) article. He touches on the provocative title they chose, Science's initial rejection of the paper, their relationship with Kimura, as well as the neutralist-selectionist debates that lasted for more than a decade (and still exist in certain places today). (jda)


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