Volume 99, Issue 4 (October 2007)


News and Commentaries

Sex chromosomes and mitochondrial DNA polymorphism in birds: The Hill–Robertson effects extend from nucleus to mitochondria FREE

G A B Marais

Heredity 99: 357-358; advance online publication, August 8, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801034

Mutation rates: When the going gets tough, beneficial mutations get going FREE

A Betancourt

Heredity 99: 359-360; advance online publication, August 1, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801042

Evolution and ecological theory: Chance, historical contingency and ecological determinism jointly determine the rate of adaptive radiation FREE

O Seehausen

Heredity 99: 361-363; advance online publication, August 8, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801047



Looking for Darwin in all the wrong places: the misguided quest for positive selection at the nucleotide sequence level FREE

A L Hughes

Heredity 99: 364-373; advance online publication, July 11, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801031


Original Articles

Detecting population structure using STRUCTURE software: effect of background linkage disequilibrium FREE

R Kaeuffer, D Réale, D W Coltman and D Pontier

Heredity 99: 374-380; advance online publication, July 11, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801010

An excess of nonsynonymous polymorphism and extensive haplotype structure at the PtABI1B locus in European aspen (Populus tremula): a case of balancing selection in an obligately outcrossing plant? FREE

M V García and P K Ingvarsson

Heredity 99: 381-388; advance online publication, June 6, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801012

Low mitochondrial variability in birds may indicate Hill–Robertson effects on the W chromosome FREE

S Berlin, D Tomaras and B Charlesworth

Heredity 99: 389-396; advance online publication, June 6, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801014

The population genetics of a solitary oligolectic sweat bee, Lasioglossum (Sphecodogastra) oenotherae (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) FREE

A Zayed and L Packer

Heredity 99: 397-405; advance online publication, May 30, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801013

Diversity and evolution of the Mhc-DRB1 gene in the two endemic Iberian subspecies of Pyrenean chamois, Rupicapra pyrenaica  FREE

J Alvarez-Busto, K García-Etxebarria, J Herrero, I Garin and B M Jugo

Heredity 99: 406-413; advance online publication, June 6, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801016

Invasion success of the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, despite a drastic genetic bottleneck FREE

P Schmid-Hempel, R Schmid-Hempel, P C Brunner, O D Seeman and G R Allen

Heredity 99: 414-422; advance online publication, June 6, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801017

Genetic diversity of the natural populations of Arabidopsis thaliana in China FREE

F He, D Kang, Y Ren, L-J Qu, Y Zhen and H Gu

Heredity 99: 423-431; advance online publication, June 27, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801020

Patterns of genic diversity and structure in a species undergoing rapid chromosomal radiation: an allozyme analysis of house mice from the Madeira archipelago FREE

J Britton-Davidian, J Catalan, J Lopez, G Ganem, A C Nunes, M G Ramalhinho, J C Auffray, J B Searle and M L Mathias

Heredity 99: 432-442; advance online publication, July 4, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801021

Population structure and colony composition of two Zootermopsis nevadensis subspecies FREE

B T Aldrich and S Kambhampati

Heredity 99: 443-451; advance online publication, July 4, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801022

Genetic variation tracks ecological segregation in Pacific island black flies FREE

D A Joy, D A Craig and J E Conn

Heredity 99: 452-459; advance online publication, July 4, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801023

Complex segregation analysis of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in Irish wolfhounds FREE

O Distl, A C Vollmar, C Broschk, H Hamann and P R Fox

Heredity 99: 460-465; advance online publication, July 4, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801024

High levels of genetic variability and inbreeding in two Neotropical dioecious palms with contrasting life histories FREE

R Luna, B K Epperson and K Oyama

Heredity 99: 466-476; advance online publication, July 18, 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6801027