Keywords: selective sweep
Sex-ratio meiotic drive shapes the evolution of the Y chromosome in Drosophila simulansQ. Helleu, C. Courret, D. Ogereau, K. L. Burnham, N. Chaminade, M. Chakir, S. Aulard and C. Montchamp-Moreau, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 36:2668-2681. 2019.
The recent emergence and spread of X-linked segregation distorters-called "Paris" system-in the worldwide species Drosophila simulans has elicited the selection of drive-resistant Y chromosomes. Here, we investigate the evolutionary history of 386 Y chromosomes originating from ...
Keywords: drosophila, gene drive evolution, gene drive natural, meiotic drive, selective sweep, sex chromosomes, simulans, Y chromosome variation
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