Evolutionary Genetics: The Evils of Abstinence From Sex

Abstract

The evolutionary significance of sexual reproduction and genetic recombination is a long-standing puzzle. Some recent experiments on Drosophila show that a lack of recombination can impede adaptive evolution.

DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(01)00673-X

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@article{Charlesworth2002EvolutionaryGT, title={Evolutionary Genetics: The Evils of Abstinence From Sex}, author={Brian Charlesworth}, journal={Current Biology}, year={2002}, volume={12}, pages={R56-R58} }