Recolonization and radiation in Larix (Pinaceae): evidence from nuclear ribosomal DNA paralogues

  title={Recolonization and radiation in Larix (Pinaceae): evidence from nuclear ribosomal DNA paralogues},
  author={Xiao-Xin Wei and Xiao-Quan Wang},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
Gene paralogy frequently causes the conflict between gene tree and species tree, but sometimes the coexistence of a few paralogous copies could provide more markers for tracing the phylogeographical process of some organisms. In the present study, nrDNA ITS paralogues were cloned from all but one species of Larix, an Eocene genus having two sections, Larix and Multiserialis, with a huge circumboreal distribution and an Eastern Asia–Western North America disjunction, respectively. A total of 96… 

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