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A Physiological View of Population Divergence: Comparing Hormone Production and Response Mechanisms

Christine M. Bergeon Burns and Kimberly A. Rosvall

in Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Coordinated expression of multiple traits by a hormone can promote an integrated phenotype. Such phenotypic integration can be adaptive if the traits mediated by hormones are most adaptive when ... More


Hormonal Pleiotropy and the Evolution of Correlated Traits1

Joel W. McGlothlin and Ellen D. Ketterson

in Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

One of the fundamental properties of hormones is that they underlie the expression of suites of correlated traits. To the extent that this hormonal mediation has a genetic basis, hormones may act to ... More


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