This section considers studies into speciation and the role of inheritance and variation in individuals and among populations in evolution.
Adaptive molecular evolution of the Major Histocompatibility Complex genes, DRA and DQA, in the genus Equus
Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) genes are central to vertebrate immune response and are believed to be under balancing selection by pathogens. This hypothesis has been supported by observations of extre...
Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:128