Patterns of MHC‐dependent mate selection in humans and nonhuman primates: a meta‐analysis

@article{Winternitz2017PatternsOM,
  title={Patterns of MHC‐dependent mate selection in humans and nonhuman primates: a meta‐analysis},
  author={Jamie Winternitz and Jessica L. Abbate and Elise Huchard and Jan Havl{\'i}{\vc}ek and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Zsolt Garamszegi},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={26}
}
Genes of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) in vertebrates are integral for effective adaptive immune response and are associated with sexual selection. Evidence from a range of vertebrates supports MHC‐based preference for diverse and dissimilar mating partners, but evidence from human mate choice studies has been disparate and controversial. Methodologies and sampling peculiarities specific to human studies make it difficult to know whether wide discrepancies in results among human… Expand
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