Integrating Networks, Phylogenomics, and Population Genomics for the Study of Polyploidy

  title={Integrating Networks, Phylogenomics, and Population Genomics for the Study of Polyploidy},
  author={Paul D. Blischak and Makenzie E. Mabry and Gavin C. Conant and J. Chris Pires},
  journal={Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics},
Duplication events are regarded as sources of evolutionary novelty, but our understanding of general trends for the long-term trajectory of additional genomic material is still lacking. Organisms with a history of whole genome duplication (WGD) offer a unique opportunity to study potential trends in the context of gene retention and/or loss, gene and network dosage, and changes in gene expression. In this review, we discuss the prevalence of polyploidy across the tree of life, followed by an… 

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