In article <Cn6t5x.9zD at ucdavis.edu>, john at josquin.ucdavis.edu (John Gillespie)
>Tony Long (tdlong at ucdavis.edu) wrote:
>: I'm surprised no one mentioned THE CLASSIC paper on this topic with respect
>: to evolution. This paper is required reading in most molecular evolution
>: graduate courses -- or at least should be. The paper:
>>: Kacserand Burns. 1981. The molecular basis of dominance. Genetics 97:
>BUT, the UR_CLASSIC is Wright, S. 1934. Physiological and evolutionary
>theories of dominance. Amer. Nat. 68:25-53.
>Kacser & Burns is derivative.
Actually to my reading of the literature Wright (1934) is derivative of
earlier works by Haldane and Muller. A review of this may be found in a paper
which is in press:
"The Heat-Shock Response and the Molecular Basis of Genetic Dominance"
J. Theoretical Biology. vol 167. (1994).
Sincerely, Don Forsdyke