Parallel selection: Evolution's surprising predictability

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The mechanistic basis of how polygenic traits respond to selection is not well understood. New research provides compelling evidence for widespread parallel selection in independent mouse strains selected for extreme body weight.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R407-R409
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 22 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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