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Evolution and biodiversity of Antarctic organisms: a molecular perspective.

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The Antarctic biota is highly endemic, and the diversity and abundance of taxonomic groups differ from elsewhere in the world. Such characteristics have resulted from evolution in isolation in an increasingly extreme environment over the last 100 Myr. Studies on Antarctic species represent some of the best examples of natural selection at the molecular, structural and physiological levels. Analyses of molecular genetics data are consistent with the diversity and distribution of marine and ter...

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10.1098/rstb.2006.1948

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences More from this journal
Volume:
362
Issue:
1488
Pages:
2191-2214
Publication date:
2007-12-01
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
Language:
English
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420595
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2013-11-16

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