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;

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