The mutation matrix and the evolution of evolvability.

@article{Jones2007TheMM,
  title={The mutation matrix and the evolution of evolvability.},
  author={Adam G. Jones and Stevan J. Arnold and Reinhard B{\"u}rger},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={727-45}
}
Evolvability is a key characteristic of any evolving system, and the concept of evolvability serves as a unifying theme in a wide range of disciplines related to evolutionary theory. The field of quantitative genetics provides a framework for the exploration of evolvability with the promise to produce insights of global importance. With respect to the quantitative genetics of biological systems, the parameters most relevant to evolvability are the G-matrix, which describes the standing additive… CONTINUE READING

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