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Evolution through Genetic Exchange$
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Michael L. Arnold

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199229031

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229031.001.0001

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Hybrid fitness

Hybrid fitness

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(p.82) Chapter 5 Hybrid fitness
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Evolution through Genetic Exchange
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Michael L. Arnold

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229031.003.0005

This chapter illustrates the fact that hybrid genotypes, like any other set of genotypes, demonstrate a range of fitness estimates. It demonstrates this point with examples involving natural hybridization, viral recombination, and lateral gene transfer. For all classes the conclusion is the same, some hybrid/recombinant genotypes have lower, some the same, and others higher fitness estimates relative to their progenitors.

Keywords:   hybrid genotypes, hybrid fitness, genetic exchange, natural hybridization, viral recombination, lateral gene transfer

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