The importance of selection in the evolution of blindness in cavefish

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Cartwright, Reed A.; Schwartz, Rachel S.; Merry, Alexandra L.; Howell, Megan M.;

Background Blindness has evolved repeatedly in cave-dwelling organisms, and many hypotheses have been proposed to explain this observation, including both accumulation of neutral loss-of-function mutations and adaptation to darkness. Investigating the loss of sight in c... View more
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