Molecular evolution: sex accelerates adaptation

Goddard, Matthew R. (2016) Molecular evolution: sex accelerates adaptation. Nature . ISSN 0028-0836

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Abstract

An analysis confirms the long-standing theory that sex increases the rate of
adaptive evolution by accelerating the speed at which beneficial mutations sweep
through sexual, as opposed to asexual, populations.

Keywords:Evolution, sex, NotOAChecked
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C182 Evolution
Divisions:College of Science > School of Life Sciences
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Deposited On:26 Feb 2016 15:52

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