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The Genetics and Biology of Sexual Conflict

Series: Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology

By: William Rice(Editor), Sergey Gavrilets(Editor)

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Hardback | Sep 2014 | #216786 | ISBN-13: 9781621820598
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Battles between the sexes occur at the genetic level when traits that would be advantageous for one sex are disadvantageous for the other. The Genetics and Biology of Sexual Conflict discusses the basis for this sexual conflict and its role as a driver of evolution.


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    Geoff A. Parker
The Relationship Between Sexual Selection and Sexual Conflict
    Hanna Kokko and Michael D. Jennions
Specialists and Generalists: The Sexual Ecology of the Genome
    David Haig, Francisco Úbeda, and Manus M. Patten
Sexual Conflict and Seminal Fluid Proteins: A Dynamic Landscape of Sexual Interactions
    Laura K. Sirot, Alex Wong, Tracey Chapman, and Mariana F. Wolfner
Paradox of Mother’s Curse and the Maternally Provisioned Offspring Microbiome
    Michael J. Wade
The Evolution of Sexually Antagonistic Phenotypes
    Jennifer C. Perry and Locke Rowe
Sexual Conflict, Lifespan, and Ageing
    Margo I. Adler and Russell Bonduriansky
Copulatory Wounding and Traumatic Insemination
    Klaus Reinhardt, Nils Anthes, and Rolanda Lange
Sexual Conflict From Extrapair Matings in Birds
    Alexis S. Chaine, Robert Montgomerie, and Bruce E. Lyon
Sexually Antagonistic Zygotic Drive: A New Form of Genetic Conflict Between the Sex Chromosomes
    Urban Friberg and William R. Rice
Sex Chromosome Drive
    Quentin Helleu, Pierre R. Gérard, and Catherine Montchamp-Moreau
Sex-Biased Gene Expression and Sexual Conflict Throughout Development
    Fiona C. Ingleby, Ilona Flis, and Edward H. Morrow
Infanticide as Sexual Conflict: Coevolution of Male Strategies and Female Counterstrategies
    Ryne A. Palombit
Human Homosexuality: A Paradigmatic Arena for Sexually Antagonistic Selection?
    Andrea Camperio Ciani, Umberto Battaglia, and Giovanni Zanzotto
Sexual Conflict Between Parents: Offspring Desertion and Asymmetrical Parental Care
    Tamás Székely
Sexual Conflict in Hermaphrodites
    Lukas Schärer, Tim Janicke, and Steven A. Ramm
Patterns and Mechanisms of Evolutionary Transitions Between Genetic Sex-Determining Systems
    G. Sander van Doorn
Reproductive Parasitism: Maternally Inherited Symbionts in a Biparental World
    Gregory D.D. Hurst and Crystal L. Frost
Sexual Conflict and Sperm Competition
    D. A. Edward, P. Stockley, and D. J. Hosken
Conflict on the Sex Chromosomes: Cause, Effect, and Complexity
    Judith E. Mank, David J. Hosken, and Nina Wedell
Is Sexual Conflict an “Engine of Speciation”?
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Sexual Cannibalism as a Manifestation of Sexual Conflict
    Jutta M. Schneider
Mechanisms and Evidence of Genital Coevolution: The Roles of Natural Selection, Mate Choice, and Sexual Conflict
    P. L. R. Brennan and R. O. Prum

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