Daphnia magna microRNAs respond to nutritional stress and ageing but are not transgenerational.

Abstract

Maternal effects, where the performance of offspring is determined by the condition of their mother, are widespread and may in some cases be adaptive. The crustacean Daphnia magna shows strong maternal effects: offspring size at birth and other proxies for fitness are altered when their mothers are older or when mothers have experienced dietary restriction… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/mec.14525

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