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Apart from this, analyses of disease-related genes of higher prevalence in the Ashkenazi Jewish population indicate that only a minority of traits show signs of positive selection, suggesting that most have arisen through random genetic drift, revealed researchers at Emory University School of Medicine.
Genetic diversity is of special concern regarding endangered species because small populations tend to lose genetic diversity rapidly through random genetic drift or bottlenecks.
Sex, chance and genes Random genetic drift is an evolutionary force to be reckoned with too.
A particular characteristic might result from random genetic drift, the novel use of a feature adapted for a different function, or could occur as an incidental by-product of an adaptation, Lewontin and Gould pointed out.