The heterozygous advantage, which benefits only certain members of a population, can be fixed as a new species characteristic if two alleles involved are incorporated into the genome as two separate gene loci. In this way, every member of a species would come to enjoy the heterozygous advantage without ever having to produce homozygotes which may be unfit.
- Duplicate Gene
- Ontogenic Development
- Genetic Regulatory Mechanism
- Dosage Compensation Mechanism
- Southern Desert
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