Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cryptic genetic variation promotes rapid evolutionary adaptation in an RNA enzyme (Hayden et al, Nature, 2011)

Background Cryptic genetic variation (CGV) is defined as “standing genetic variation that does not contribute to the normal range of phenotypes observed in a population, but that is available to modify a phenotype that arises after environmental change or … Continue reading

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Background Cryptic genetic variation (CGV) is defined as “standing genetic variation that does not contribute to the normal range of phenotypes observed in a population, but that is available to modify a phenotype that arises after environmental change or … Continue reading

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The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals

Reptiles had major evolutionary novelty: development of amniotic egg, which enabled breeding outside of the water. Until recently, only available genomes from the reptilian lineage were coming from the birds, therefore this paper and accompanying data provides a very valuable … Continue reading

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