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Research Article

Population-Based Resequencing of Experimentally Evolved Populations Reveals the Genetic Basis of Body Size Variation in Drosophila melanogaster

  • Thomas L. Turner mail,

    tturner@lifesci.ucsb.edu

    Affiliation: Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology Department, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

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  • Andrew D. Stewart,

    Affiliation: Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology Department, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

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  • Andrew T. Fields,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • William R. Rice,

    Affiliation: Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology Department, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

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  • Aaron M. Tarone

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: March 17, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001336

About the Authors

Thomas L. Turner, Andrew D. Stewart, William R. Rice
Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology Department, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
Andrew T. Fields, Aaron M. Tarone
Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: tturner@lifesci.ucsb.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TLT ADS WRR AMT. Performed the experiments: TLT ADS ATF. Analyzed the data: TLT ADS AMT. Wrote the paper: TLT AMT.