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Evolution of complex phenotypes through successions of adaptive steps

@article{Pang2015EvolutionOC,
  title={Evolution of complex phenotypes through successions of adaptive steps},
  author={Tin Y. Pang and Martin J. Lercher},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
  year={2015}
}
The emergence of complex phenotype is a fascinating question of evolutionary biology, and we sought to understand preadaptation which facilitated the development of complex phenotypes, in the context of bacterial metabolic network. Genes coordinated for a phenotype are likely to cluster on the same place of the genome, which so allows horizontal gene transfer (HGT) to pass the phenotype to another bacterium. But for a complex phenotype, its genes are clustered on different places of the genome… 

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