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Genome Biol. 2010 Jan 28;11(1):203. doi: 10.1186/gb-2010-11-1-203.

Looking for signatures of sex-specific demography and local adaptation on the X chromosome.

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  • 1Human Population Genetics Team, UMR 7206 EcoAnthropologie MNHN/CNRS/UPD, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France. heyer@mnhn.fr

Abstract

A population study comparing X-linked variation with that of the autosomes reveals that social organization has a clear impact on X chromosome genetic diversity and that the X chromosome shows a signature of local adaptation.

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PMC2847711
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