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Rapid evolution and selection inferred from the transcriptomes of sympatric crater lake cichlid fishes
Crater lakes provide a natural laboratory to study speciation of cichlid fishes by ecological divergence. Up to now, there has been a dearth of transcriptomic and genomic information that would aidExpand
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Rethinking Education: The Consequences of Jurassic Management
Jurassic management - extinction? Jurassic management - a metaphor Jurassic management - ignorance Jurassic management - busy but blind Jurassic management - chaotic reflexivity Jurassic management -Expand
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Shaping development through mechanical strain: the transcriptional basis of diet‐induced phenotypic plasticity in a cichlid fish
Adaptive phenotypic plasticity, the ability of an organism to change its phenotype to match local environments, is increasingly recognized for its contribution to evolution. However, few empiricalExpand
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The role of MAPK signaling in patterning and establishing axial symmetry in the gastropod Haliotis asinina.
Gastropods are members of the Spiralia, a diverse group of invertebrates that share a common early developmental program, which includes spiral cleavage and a larval trochophore stage. The spiralExpand
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Widespread transcriptional changes pre‐empt the critical pelagic–benthic transition in the vetigastropod Haliotis asinina
Larval settlement is a vital transition period for marine invertebrates and can have far‐reaching effects on the ecology and evolution of a species. To explore the molecular mechanisms of thisExpand
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Epigenetic modifications of the glucocorticoid receptor gene are associated with the vulnerability to psychopathology in childhood maltreatment
Stress, particularly when experienced early in life, can have profound implications for mental health. Previous research covering various tissues such as the brain, suggests that the detrimentalExpand
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Ancestral and derived attributes of the dlx gene repertoire, cluster structure and expression patterns in an African cichlid fish
BackgroundCichlid fishes have undergone rapid, expansive evolutionary radiations that are manifested in the diversification of their trophic morphologies, tooth patterning and coloration.Expand
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Regulatory gene networks that shape the development of adaptive phenotypic plasticity in a cichlid fish
Phenotypic plasticity is the ability of organisms with a given genotype to develop different phenotypes according to environmental stimuli, resulting in individuals that are better adapted to localExpand
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The seahorse genome and the evolution of its specialized morphology
Seahorses have a specialized morphology that includes a toothless tubular mouth, a body covered with bony plates, a male brood pouch, and the absence of caudal and pelvic fins. Here we report theExpand
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Revisiting de Beer’s textbook example of heterochrony and jaw elongation in fish: calmodulin expression reflects heterochronic growth, and underlies morphological innovation in the jaws of belonoid
BackgroundHeterochronic shifts during ontogeny can result in adaptively important innovations and might be initiated by simple developmental switches. Understanding the nature of these developmentalExpand
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