When is homology not homology?

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Although genes have specific phenotypic consequences in a given species, this functional relationship can clearly change during the course of evolution. Many cases of evolutionary dissociations between homologous genes and homologous morphological features are now known. These dissociations have interesting and important implications for understanding the genetic basis for evolutionary change in morphology.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wray, GA; Abouheif, E

Published Date

  • December 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 675 - 680

PubMed ID

  • 9914205

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0380

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0959-437X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0959-437x(98)80036-1


  • eng