Selfing is the safest sex for Caenorhabditis tropicalisL. M. Noble, J. Yuen, L. Stevens, N. Moya, R. Persaud, M. Moscatelli, J. Jackson, C. Braendle, E. C. Andersen, H. S. Seidel and M. V. Rockman, bioRxiv, 2020.08.07.242032. 2020.
Frequent selfing in Caenorhabditis. tropicalis may be a strategy to avoid gene drive-mediated outbreeding depression. Mating systems have profound effects on genetic diversity and compatibility. Caenorhabditis tropicalis is the least genetically diverse among 3 species of ...
Keywords: Caenorhabditis, gene drive natural, maternal effect, medea, outbreeding depression, selfing, toxin antidote, tropicalis, worms
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