How and Why Chromosome Inversions Evolve

PLoS Biol. 2010 Sep 28;8(9):e1000501. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000501.

Abstract

Chromosome inversions are a major engine of genome evolution. New genomic and ecological data are beginning to reveal the evolutionary forces that drive the evolution of inversions.

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Physiological
  • Chromosome Inversion*
  • Humans