Polyploidy: doubling up for evolutionary success

MJ Hegarty, SJ Hiscock

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Abstract

How does having more than one genome give plant species an advantage when it comes to adaptive evolution? Recent molecular studies have shown that altered patterns of gene expression may offer polyploids a broader phenotypic range than that of their progenitors.
Translated title of the contributionPolyploidy: doubling up for evolutionary success
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R927 - R929
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume17 (21)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2007

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Publisher: Elsevier

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