Invasion and maintenance of meiotic drivers in populations of ascomycete fungiI. Martinossi-Allibert, C. Veller, S. L. Ament-Velasquez, A. A. Vogan, C. Rueffler and H. Johannesson, Evolution, 20. 2021.
Meiotic drivers (MDs) are selfish genetic elements that are able to become overrepresented among the products of meiosis. This transmission advantage makes it possible for them to spread in a population even when they impose fitness costs on their host organisms. Whether an MD ...
Keywords: Ascomycete fungi, Evolution, gene drive natural, killer, meiotic drive, models, Population genetics, selfish genetic elements, spore
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