Widespread Genomic Incompatibilities in Caenorhabditis elegans

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Snoek, L. Basten; Orbidans, Helen E.; Stastna, Jana J.; Aartse, Aafke; Rodriguez, Miriam; Riksen, Joost A.G.; Kammenga, Jan E.; Harvey, Simon C.; (2014)
  • Publisher: Genetics Society of America
  • Journal: G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics,volume 4,issue 10,pages1,813-1,823 (eissn: 2160-1836)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1534/g3.114.013151, pmc: PMC4199689
  • Subject: C. elegans | Bateson-Dobzhansky-Muller | introgression line | QTL | Investigations | reproductive isolation | negative epistasis

In the Bateson-Dobzhansky-Muller (BDM) model of speciation, incompatibilities emerge from the deleterious interactions between alleles that are neutral or advantageous in the original genetic backgrounds, i.e., negative epistatic effects. Within species such interaction... View more
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