News & Views | Published:

The stuff new species are made of?

Nature Genetics volume 30, pages 127128 (2002) | Download Citation

Subjects

A genome-wide linkage map for the threespine stickleback provides a first glimpse of the evolutionary genetic basis of morphological differentiation in a non-model vertebrate. Within extremely short evolutionary time spans, significant adaptive changes of known ecological consequence seem to have been brought about by a surprisingly small number of loci with major phenotypic effects.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

References

  1. 1.

    , & Nature 401, 234 (1999).

  2. 2.

    , , & Nature 414, 300–302 (2001).

  3. 3.

    , , & Science 287, 306–308 (2000).

  4. 4.

    et al. Nature 414, 901–905 (2001).

  5. 5.

    Biol. J. Linn. Soc . 39, 279–299 (1990).

  6. 6.

    & Sci. Am . (February) 64–69 (1999).

  7. 7.

    & Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 267, 2133–2141 (2000).

  8. 8.

    Nature 408, 299–300 (2000).

  9. 9.

    The Ecology of Adaptive Radiation (Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, 2000).

  10. 10.

    Trends Ecol. Evol . 16, 148–153 (2001).

  11. 11.

    , & Trends Ecol. Evol . 16, 283–284 (2001).

  12. 12.

    Trends Ecol. Evol . 16, 284 (2001).

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

  1. Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany. axel.meyer@uni-konstanz.de

    • Axel Meyer

Authors

  1. Search for Axel Meyer in:

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/ng0202-127

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing