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Compensatory coevolution

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Mitonuclear Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198818250
eISBN:
9780191859465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818250.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In most eukaryotes, mitochondrial genes mutate at a higher rate than nuclear genes. In addition, mitochondrial genes are transmitted without recombination, so slightly deleterious mutations are ... More


The evolution of sex and two sexes

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Mitonuclear Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198818250
eISBN:
9780191859465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818250.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Sexual reproduction has proven so formidable a challenge for evolutionary biologists that it is commonly spoken of as “the paradox of sex.” Stated simply, individuals forsake one-half of their ... More


Interaction of Selection, Mutation, and Drift

Bruce Walsh and Michael Lynch

in Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830870
eISBN:
9780191868986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830870.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter examines the joint impact of selection, mutation, and drift on the allele frequencies at a locus. One key finding is that if the strength of selection is sufficiently weak relative to ... More


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