Genomic basis of ecological niche divergence among cryptic sister species of non-biting midges

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Schmidt, Hanno ; Greshake, Bastian ; Feldmeyer, Barbara ; Hankeln, Thomas ; Pfenninger, Markus (2013)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Genomics, volume 14, pages 384-384 (issn: 1471-2164, eissn: 1471-2164)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3685581, doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-384
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Genetics | Research Article | Adaptive sequence evolution | Chironomus piger | Chironomus riparius | Positive selection | McDonald-Kreitman test
    • ddc: ddc:590

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... View more
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