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Archive for October, 2011

5 October 2011

New Work by Thornton’s Group Supports Time-Symmetric Dollo’s Law

Michael J Behe

In the June 2011 issue of PLOS Genetics the laboratory of University of Oregon evolutionary biologist Joseph Thornton published ( http://tinyurl.com/3dsorzm ) “Mechanisms for the Evolution of a Derived Function in the Ancestral Glucocorticoid Receptor”, the latest in their series of papers concerning the evolution of proteins that bind steroid hormones. (Carroll et al, 2011) […]