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Explanation: I'm late, but the answer to the question is genetic distance, which is a measure of the number of allelic substitutions per locus that have occurred during the separate evolution of two populations or species.
See: A Dictionary of Genetics, King-Standfield, Oxford Univ. Press, 1985.
Also see the following:
Nei's (1972) standard genetic distance (Ds) [Takezaki, N. 96]
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distance (Ds) [Takezaki, N. 96]. Olivier Langella 2002-03-20. www.pge.cnrs-gif.fr/bioinfo/populations/ formules/node4.html - 3k - Cached - Similar pages
Nei's (1973) minimum genetic distance (Dm) [Takezaki, N. 96]
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distance (Dm) [Takezaki, N. 96]. Olivier Langella 2002-03-20. www.pge.cnrs-gif.fr/bioinfo/populations/ formules/node5.html - 3k - Cached - Similar pages
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... An alternative method of analyzing this data is to compute Nei's genetic
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