A synergism between adaptive effects and evolvability drives whole genome duplication to fixation.

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Thomas D Cuypers ; Paulien Hogeweg (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Computational Biology, volume 10, issue 4 (issn: 1553-734X, eissn: 1553-7358)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003547, pmc: PMC3990473
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Evolutionary Biology | Evolutionary Modeling | Genome Evolution | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Whole genome duplication has shaped eukaryotic evolutionary history and has been associated with drastic environmental change and species radiation. While the most common fate of WGD duplicates is a return to single copy, retained duplicates have been found enriched for... View more
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