Evolutionary Biology: Sterile Saviours

Chapman, T (2008) Evolutionary Biology: Sterile Saviours. Current Biology, 18 (6). pp. 261-263. ISSN 1879-0445

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Abstract

Sterile sperm castes are widespread, but their significance remains enigmatic. New experiments on Drosophila pseudoobscura reveal that sterile sperm may promote the survival of fertilising sperm inside the spermicidal female reproductive tract.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Organisms and the Environment
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Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2010 14:36
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 05:11
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/106
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.01.053

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