Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: mutation accumulation x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Genetics of Late Life Involve Antagonistic Pleiotropy

Laurence D. Muller

in Does Aging Stop?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754229
eISBN:
9780199896714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754229.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Reverse evolution experiments implicate antagonistic pleiotropy in the evolution of both mortality and fecundity during late life. Hybridization experiments do not implicate mutation accumulation in ... More


Rapid evolution in experimental populations of major life forms

Jianping Xu

in Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642274
eISBN:
9780191774751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642274.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines rates of biological evolution via two complementary approaches. The dominant approach is through analyzing naturally occurring biotic and abiotic samples. The less common ... More


The quantitative genetics of senescence in wild animals

Anne Charmantier, Jon E. Brommer, and Daniel H. Nussey

in Quantitative Genetics in the Wild

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199674237
eISBN:
9780191779275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674237.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ecology

There is now overwhelming empirical evidence for age-related declines in fitness-related traits, i.e. senescence, during adulthood in wild vertebrate populations, presumably underpinned by ... More


View: