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MOLECULAR CLOCK

This term has two separate uses. 1. The course of fixation of mutations in DNA and thus times the course of genetic diversification. 2. A biological system capable of maintaining up a timing rhythm or pulse. All such clocks are thought to be entrained by a natural oscillator such as the diurnal rhythm. This entry appears with alow from the Vocabulary of Cell and Molecular Biology
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