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Evolution of sex in RNA viruses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21235989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Viruses can reproduce sexually. Sex in some RNA viruses is so different from sex in eukaryotes that it may have evolved independently. Yet, recent research indicates that sex in both groups can be accounted for by models of either positive or purifying selection. This review appraises the role that these types of selection may have played in the evolution of sex in RNA viruses.
Authors:
L Chao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Trends in ecology & evolution (Personal edition)     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0169-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  Trends Ecol. Evol. (Amst.)     Publication Date:  1992 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805125     Medline TA:  Trends Ecol Evol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-51     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 1992. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Affiliation:
Lin Chao is at the Dept of Zoology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA.
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