Convergent Evolution of Hemoglobin Function in High-Altitude Andean Waterfowl Involves Limited Parallelism at the Molecular Sequence Level.

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Chandrasekhar Natarajan; Joana Projecto-Garcia; Hideaki Moriyama; Roy E Weber; Violeta Muñoz-Fuentes; Andy J Green; Cecilia Kopuchian; Pablo L Tubaro; Luis Alza; Mariana Bulgarella; Matthew M Smith; Robert E Wilson; Angela Fago; Kevin G McCracken; Jay F Storz; (2015)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Genetics,volume 11,issue 12 (issn: 1553-7390, eissn: 1553-7404)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4670201, doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005681
  • Subject: QH426-470 | Research Article | Genetics
    • ddc: ddc:570

A fundamental question in evolutionary genetics concerns the extent to which adaptive phenotypic convergence is attributable to convergent or parallel changes at the molecular sequence level. Here we report a comparative analysis of hemoglobin (Hb) function in eight phy... View more