Peeking under QTL peaks

James W. Curtsinger

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A new study of Drosophila melanogaster bridges the gap between quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for lifespan and a gene involved in catecholamine synthesis. The causative gene also contributes to variation in lifespan in a natural population and seems to be subject to balancing selection in nature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)358-359
Number of pages2
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2003


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