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Haldane introduced the idea of the " cost of natural selection " into evolution, and this appears to result in an unreasonably low upper bound on the rate of evolutionary progress. It is argued that this concept is based on a confusion between absolute and relative measures of fitness and that an...

Author(s)
MORAN, P. A. P.
Citation
Ann. Human Genetics, 1970, 33, pp 245-249
Abstract

The role of induced heritable variation in evolution and evolved lamarkian heredity systems are discussed under the subheadings: adaptive mutational systems: the intelligent genome; cellular heredity: epigenetic inheritance systems; social learning and the origin of traditions; symbolic languages.

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Jablonka, E.; Lamb, M. J.; Avital, E.
Citation
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 1998, 13, 5, pp 206-210
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The mating system of European wool-carder bees, Anthidium manicatum, differs from that of most bees in three important aspects: females (1) are polyandrous and (2) mate continuously over the course of their reproductive life, while males (3) exhibit resource defence polygyny, that is, defend...

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Lampert, K. P.; Pasternak, V.; Brand, P.; Tollrian, R.; Leese, F.; Eltz, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Animal Behaviour, 2014, 90, pp 211-217
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Fraser, D.; Duncan, I. J. H.
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Animal Welfare, 1998, 7, 4, pp 383-396
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Shaw, J.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Veterinary technician and practice manager. Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Volume 19, Orlando, Florida, USA, 8-12 January, 2005, 2005, pp 96
Abstract

Here, we report latent infections with Bartonella quintana and a hemotropic Mycoplasma sp. in a research colony of cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis). Sequence alignments, evolutionary analysis, and signature nucleotide sequence motifs of the hemotropic Mycoplasma 16S rRNA and RNase P genes...

Author(s)
Maggi, R. G.; Mascarelli, P. E.; Balakrishnan, N.; Rohde, C. M.; Kelly, C. M.; Ramaiah, L.; Leach, M. W.; Breitschwerdt, E. B.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2013, 51, 5, pp 1408-1411
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In this report Railliet analyses the whole question of summer sores "of equines, basing his conclusions chiefly on information collected by Descazeaux, who has studied the disease in Brazil.
A very clear and concise description is first given of the clinical characters and morbid anatomy of the...

Author(s)
DESCAZEAUX, M. J.
Citation
Recueil de Medecine Veterinaire, 1915, 91, 19-20, pp 468-486
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The impact and importance of the publication in 1937 of T. Dobzhansky's book, in which he attempts to integrate Mendelian genetics with Darwinian evolutionary theory, are considered.

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Powell, J. R.
Citation
Genetics, 1987, 117, 3, pp 363-366
Abstract

The genomes of eukaryotes, including humans, contain both DNA that costs for specific proteins (genes) and also DNA sequences that do not code for any proteins and appear not to have any specific function. The latter DNA is referred to as non-coding DNA, and sometimes as "junk" genes. The...

Author(s)
Lešník, F.; Juriš, P.
Publisher
Institute for Postgraduate Education of Veterinary Surgeons, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Slovenský Veterinársky Časopis, 2010, 35, 3, pp 134-136
Abstract

The nucleocytoplasmic large DNA viruses (NCLDVs) comprise a monophyletic group of viruses that infect animals and diverse unicellular eukaryotes. The NCLDV group includes the families Poxviridae, Asfarviridae, Iridoviridae, Ascoviridae, Phycodnaviridae, Mimiviridae and the proposed family...

Author(s)
Colson, P.; Lamballerie, X. de; Yutin, N.; Asgari, S.; Bigot, Y.; Bideshi, D. K.; Cheng XiaoWen; Federici, B. A.; Etten, J. L. van; Koonin, E. V.; Scola, B. la; Raoult, D.
Publisher
Springer-Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Archives of Virology, 2013, 158, 12, pp 2517-2521

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