A Major Locus Controls a Genital Shape Difference Involved in Reproductive Isolation Between Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomea

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Peluffo, Alexandre E.; Nuez, Isabelle; Debat, Vincent; Savisaar, Rosina; Stern, David L.; Orgogozo, Virginie;
  • Publisher: Genetics Society of America
  • Journal: G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, volume 5, issue 12, pages 2,893-2,901 ( eissn: 2160-1836)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4683660, doi: 10.1534/g3.115.023481
  • Subject: [ SDE.BE ] Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | genitalia | Drosophila | shape | QTL | Investigations | [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | [SDV.GEN]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Genetics | lock-and-key | [ SDV.GEN ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Genetics

International audience; Rapid evolution of genitalia shape, a widespread phenomenon in animals with internal fertilization, offers the opportunity to dissect the genetic architecture of morphological evolution linked to sexual selection and speciation. Most quantitative... View more
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