Killer queens and supergenes

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  1. Avril, A. et al. Maternal effect killing by a supergene controlling ant social organization. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 117, 17130–17134 (2020)

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Correspondence to Dorothy Clyde.

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Clyde, D. Killer queens and supergenes. Nat Rev Genet 21, 580 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41576-020-0279-z

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