Female responses to experimental removal of sexual selection components in Drosophila melanogaster

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Innocenti, Paolo; Flis, Ilona; Morrow, Edward H;
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för ekologi och genetik
  • Journal: volume 14,issue 1issn: 1471-2148, eissn: 1471-2148
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12862-014-0239-3, pmc: PMC4243381
  • Subject: Research Article | Experimental evolution | Evolutionary Biology | Sexual selection | Transcriptomics | Female postmating response | Mating systems | Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics | Evolutionsbiologi

Background Despite the common assumption that multiple mating should in general be favored in males, but not in females, to date there is no consensus on the general impact of multiple mating on female fitness. Notably, very little is known about the genetic and physiol... View more
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