Wikipedia:WikiProject Evolutionary biology/popgenstyle
The following are some notes for a standard population genetics style.
Please familiarise yourself with TeX Markup, as we'll be using this.
Alleles should be bold. Where an allele already has a name, e.g. for sickle cell anaemia, use that. Otherwise use A and a (? but suggests dominance; is there an alternative?)
Standardly, use p and q for allele frequencies, possibly r for a third. s is unfortunately used elsewhere for .
At equilibrium, they should be represented with an ampersand hat over the top:
|\hat q||Allele frequency at equilibrium|
The standard letter for fitness is w. Mean fitness should be represented as:
|\bar w||Mean fitness|