Genetic compatibility, mate choice and patterns of parentage: invited review.

  title={Genetic compatibility, mate choice and patterns of parentage: invited review.},
  author={Tom Tregenza and Nina Wedell},
  journal={Molecular ecology},
  volume={9 8},
There is growing interest in the possibility that genetic compatibility may drive mate choice, including gamete choice, particularly from the perspective of understanding why females frequently mate with more than one male. Mate choice for compatibility differs from other forms of choice for genetic benefits (such as 'good genes') because individuals are expected to differ in their mate preferences, changing the evolutionary dynamics of sexual selection. Recent experiments designed to… CONTINUE READING
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