Keywords: evolutionary arms race
Rapid comeback of males: evolution of male-killer suppression in a green lacewing populationHayashi, MN, M.; Kageyama, D., Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 285:6. 2018.
Evolutionary theory predicts that the spread of cytoplasmic sex ratio distorters leads to the evolution of host nuclear suppressors, although there are extremely few empirical observations of this phenomenon. Here, we demonstrate that a nuclear suppressor of a cytoplasmic male ...
Keywords: conflict, DNA, drosophila, endosymbiont, evolutionary arms race, gene drive evolution, gene drive mechanism, gene drive natural, genetic suppression, green, hypolimnas-bolina, insects, lacewing, meiotic drive, natural-population, phenotype, selfish genetic elements, sex ratio bias, sex-ratio, Spiroplasma, transmission, wolbachia
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