Spontaneous and induced activation of genes affecting the phenotypic expression of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase in Daphnia pulex

@article{Ruvinsky2004SpontaneousAI,
  title={Spontaneous and induced activation of genes affecting the phenotypic expression of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase in Daphnia pulex},
  author={Anatoly O. Ruvinsky and Yu. I. Lobkov and D. K. Belyaev},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={72},
  pages={811-815}
}
SummaryEvidence has previously been presented on the occurrence spontaneous variations in the electrophoretic mobility (EM) of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD E.C. 1.1.1.49) in laboratory clones of parthenogenetically reproducing Daphnia (Ruvinsky et al. 1983). The present study is concerned with a natural population of Daphnia living under the extreme conditions of shallow, dessicating pond. The number of individuals having the slow (S) variant of the EM of G6PD increased sharply… 
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