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36 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 November 2007 07:47AM

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Comment author: Caledonian2 12 November 2007 01:46:00PM 0 points [-]

Sadly, I do not have a reference currently, or I would have put the scientific name of the gene variant in question.

What I recall - which may or may not be accurate - is that the gene has a minor negative effect on the overall reproduction of heterozygous males, but not enough to matter on the short scale during which it spreads through the population.