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Research Article

Large-Scale Selective Sweep among Segregation Distorter Chromosomes in African Populations of Drosophila melanogaster

  • Daven C. Presgraves mail,

    dvnp@mail.rochester.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Pierre R. Gérard,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Anjuli Cherukuri,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Terrence W. Lyttle

    Affiliation: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Published: May 01, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000463

About the Authors

Daven C. Presgraves, Pierre R. Gérard, Anjuli Cherukuri
Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America
Daven C. Presgraves
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Terrence W. Lyttle
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dvnp@mail.rochester.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DCP. Performed the experiments: DCP PRG AC TWL. Analyzed the data: DCP PRG AC TWL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DCP. Wrote the paper: DCP.