The hypothesis of immune testing of partners—coordinated adaptations and changes in mating preferences


Reproductive isolation plays the key role in speciation. According to the prevailing ideas, the main speciation mechanism is gradual accumulation of genetic differences in isolated populations (allopatric phase of speciation) based on mutations, selection, and genetic drift. In this case, reproductive isolation emerges as an occasional byproduct of… (More)
DOI: 10.1134/S1062359006030010