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Complex selection associated with Hox genes in a natural population of lizards.

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Hox genes are recognized for their explanatory power of bilateral development. However, relatively little is known about natural variation in, and the evolutionary dynamics of, Hox genes within wild populations. Utilizing a natural population of sand lizards (Lacerta agilis), we screened HoxA13 for genetic variation and an association with incidence of offspring malformations. We found significant effects of parental genetic similarity and offspring sex, and their interaction, on risk of hatc...

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Journal:
Journal of evolutionary biology
Volume:
24
Issue:
11
Pages:
2520-2524
Publication date:
2011-11-01
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EISSN:
1420-9101
ISSN:
1010-061X
Source identifiers:
209460
Language:
English
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pubs:209460
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uuid:812c9579-dd77-4fe8-8502-8663dd00c43c
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2013-11-16

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