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Kissin' cousins

2002-04-04 17:04:07+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

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#Comment made: 2002-04-05 02:00:41+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Well, it is, and it isn't. When it happens a lot, in a fairly isolated gene pool, it certainly can cause reinforcement of unwanted alleles. But yes, if it's in a family without a lot of close pairings, then it's "mostly harmless".