Evolutionary implications of non-neutral mitochondrial genetic variation.


Sequence variation in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) was traditionally considered to be selectively neutral. However, an accumulating body of evidence indicates that this assumption is invalid. Furthermore, recent advances indicate that mtDNA polymorphism can be maintained within populations via selection on the joint mitochondrial-nuclear genotype. Here, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2008.05.011


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@article{Dowling2008EvolutionaryIO, title={Evolutionary implications of non-neutral mitochondrial genetic variation.}, author={Damian K Dowling and Urban Friberg and Johan Lindell}, journal={Trends in ecology & evolution}, year={2008}, volume={23 10}, pages={546-54} }