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Self-fertilization and inbreeding limit the scope for sexually antagonistic polymorphism

Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Mar 3, 2015

S J Tazzyman, Jessica K Abbott

Abstract

Sexual antagonism occurs when there is a positive intersexual genetic correlation in trait expression but opposite fitness effects of the trait(s) in males and females. As such, it constrains the evolution of sexual dimorphism and may therefore have implications for adaptive evolution. ...read more

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Gene Polymorphism
Sample Fixation
Laboratory
Sexual Dimorphism
Anatomical Space Structure
Alleles
Antagonists
Genetic Polymorphism
Inbreeding
Metabolic Phenomena
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Self-fertilization and inbreeding limit the scope for sexually antagonistic polymorphism

Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Mar 3, 2015

S J Tazzyman, Jessica K Abbott

PMID: 25728593

DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12592

Abstract

Sexual antagonism occurs when there is a positive intersexual genetic correlation in trait expression but opposite fitness effects of the trait(s) in males and females. As such, it constrains the evolution of sexual dimorphism and may therefore have implications for adaptive evolution. ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Gene Polymorphism
Sample Fixation
Laboratory
Sexual Dimorphism
Anatomical Space Structure
Alleles
Antagonists
Genetic Polymorphism
Inbreeding
Metabolic Phenomena
4
18

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