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Evolutionary biology

Radiating genomes

Genome sequences and gene-expression data from representatives of five distinct lineages of African cichlid fish reveal signatures of the genomic changes that underlie the astounding cichlid diversity seen today. See Article p.375

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Figure 1: Niche diversity.


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