Lower prevalence but similar fitness in a parasitic fungus at higher radiation levels near Chernobyl

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Aguileta, Gabriela,; Badouin, Helene; Hood, Michael E; Møller, Anders Pape; LE PRIEUR , STEPHANIE; Snirc, Alodie; Siguenza, Sophie; MOUSSEAU, TIMOTHY A.; Shykoff, Jacqui,; Cuomo, Christina A.; Giraud, Tatiana;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/mec.13675
  • Subject: [SDE.BE] Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | [ SDE.BE ] Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | butterflies | melanin | [ SDV.MP.MYC ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Microbiology and Parasitology/Mycology | red pigment | [SDV.BBM.GTP] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Genomics [q-bio.GN] | [ SDV.BBM.GTP ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Genomics [q-bio.GN] | [SDV.TOX.ECO] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Toxicology/Ecotoxicology | [SDV.TOX.ECO]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Toxicology/Ecotoxicology | [SDV.MP.MYC]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Microbiology and Parasitology/Mycology | genomic degeneration | [SDV.MP.MYC] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Microbiology and Parasitology/Mycology | [ SDV.TOX.ECO ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Toxicology/Ecotoxicology | [SDV.BBM.GTP]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Genomics [q-bio.GN] | positive selection | [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | Microbotryum violaceum | bumblebees

International audience; Nuclear disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima provide examples of effects of acute ionizing radiation on mutations that can affect the fitness and distribution of species. Here, we investigated the prevalence of Microbotryum lychnidis-dioicae, a p... View more
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