ARE GREENBEARDS INTRAGENOMIC OUTLAWS?

@article{Biernaskie2011AREGI,
  title={ARE GREENBEARDS INTRAGENOMIC OUTLAWS?},
  author={Jay M Biernaskie and Stuart Andrew West and Andy Gardner},
  journal={Evolution},
  year={2011},
  volume={65}
}
Greenbeard genes identify copies of themselves in other individuals and cause their bearer to behave nepotistically toward those individuals. Hence, they can be favored by kin selection, irrespective of the degree of genealogical relationship between social partners. Although greenbeards were initially developed as a thought experiment, a number of recent discoveries of greenbeard alleles in real populations have led to a resurgence of interest in their evolutionary dynamics and consequences… 

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