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On the Fixation or Non-Fixation of Adaptive Inversions
  • Brian Charlesworth,
  • Thomas Flatt
Brian Charlesworth
University of Edinburgh
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Thomas Flatt
Fribourg University
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Abstract

Several recent publications have stated that epistatic fitness interactions cause the fixation of inversions that suppress recombination among the loci involved. Under this model, however, the suppression of recombination in an inversion heterozygote creates a form of heterozygote advantage, which prevents the inversion from becoming fixed by selection. This process has been explicitly modelled by previous workers.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

09 Feb 2021Submitted to Molecular Ecology
10 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
10 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
03 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
20 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
27 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
27 Apr 20211st Revision Received
03 Jun 2021Editorial Decision: Accept