Genomic and proteomic adaptations to growth at high temperature


Genomic and proteomic adaptations to growth at high temperature

Hickey, Donal A. and Singer, Gregory AC (2004) Genomic and proteomic adaptations to growth at high temperature. Genome Biology, 5 (10). p. 117. ISSN 14656906

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Most positively selected mutations cause changes in metabolism, resulting in a better-adapted phenotype. But as well as acting on the information content of genes, natural selection may also act directly on nucleic acid and protein molecules. We review the evidence for direct temperature-dependent natural selection acting on genomes, transcriptomes and proteomes.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Biology
Item Type:Article
Authors:Hickey, Donal A. and Singer, Gregory AC
Journal or Publication:Genome Biology
Date:30 September 2004
ID Code:7592
Deposited On:11 May 2011 18:25
Last Modified:11 May 2011 18:25
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