Genomic basis of ecological niche divergence among cryptic sister species of non-biting midges
- Publisher: BioMed Central
(issn: 1471-2164, eissn: 1471-2164)
Biotechnology | Genetics | Research Article | Adaptive sequence evolution | Chironomus piger | Chironomus riparius | Positive selection | McDonald-Kreitman test
Background: There is a lack of understanding the evolutionary forces driving niche segregation of closely related organisms. In addition, pinpointing the genes driving ecological divergence is a key goal in molecular ecology. Here, larval transcriptome sequences obtaine...