Keywords: red flour beetle
The distribution and spread of naturally occurring Medea selfish genetic elements in the United StatesS. A. Cash, M. D. Lorenzen and F. Gould, Ecology and Evolution, 9:14407–14416.. 2019.
Selfish genetic elements (SGEs) are DNA sequences that are transmitted to viable offspring in greater than Mendelian frequencies. Medea SGEs occur naturally in some populations of red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) and are expected to increase in frequency within populations ...
Keywords: gene drive evolution, gene drive genetics, gene drive natural, maternal effect, medea, red flour beetle, selfish genetic element