A genetic attack on the defense complex

Gibson, Greg (2002) A genetic attack on the defense complex. BioEssays, 24 6: 487-489.


Author Gibson, Greg
Title A genetic attack on the defense complex
Journal name BioEssays   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1521-1878
0265-9247
Publication date 2002
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/bies.10104
Volume 24
Issue 6
Start page 487
End page 489
Total pages 3
Place of publication New York
Publisher Wiley
Language eng
Subject 0604 Genetics
Abstract An increasing number of non-model organisms are becoming accessible to genetic analysis in the field, as evolutionary biologists develop dense molecular genetic maps. Peichel et al.'s recent study[1] provides a microsatellite-based map for threespine stickleback fish (Gasterosteus aculeatus), and the first evidence for QTL affecting feeding morphology and defensive armor. This species has undergone rapid and parallel morphological and behavioral evolution, and there is now hope that some of the genes responsible for the divergence may soon be identified. BioEssays 24:487-489, 2002. © 2002 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Keyword Biochemistry
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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