Mitochondrial DNA hyperdiversity and population genetics in the periwinkle Melarhaphe neritoides (Mollusca: Gastropoda)

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Fourdrilis, Severine;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences – Sciences biologiques, Bruxelles
  • Subject: Sciences exactes et naturelles | Population genetics | Phylogenetics | Gene flow | Population genetic differentiation | North East Atlantic | Marine snail

This PhD thesis studies the evolution of the peculiar mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) in the mollusc Melarhaphe neritoides. We measured mtDNA diversity and elucidated the evolutionary forces that shape the evolution of the organelle.The mtDNA in M. neritoides harbours a remar... View more
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