Large-Scale Coding Sequence Change Underlies the Evolution of Postdevelopmental Novelty in Honey Bees.

@article{Jasper2016LargeScaleCS,
  title={Large-Scale Coding Sequence Change Underlies the Evolution of Postdevelopmental Novelty in Honey Bees.},
  author={W. Cameron Jasper and Timothy A. Linksvayer and Joel Atallah and Daniel Friedman and Joanna C. Chiu and Brian R Johnson},
  journal={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={2016},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={
          1379
        }
}
Whether coding or regulatory sequence change is more important to the evolution of phenotypic novelty is one of biology’s major unresolved questions. The field of evo–devo has shown that in early development changes to regulatory regions are the dominant mode of genetic change, but whether this extends to the evolution of novel phenotypes in the adult organism is unclear. Here, we conduct ten RNA-Seq experiments across both novel and conserved tissues in the honey bee to determine to what… 

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