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    Publications authored by the staff of the Research Institutes are available from 1995 onwards.

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Record number 345993
Title Editorial: Why sex is good
Author(s) Hoekstra, R.F.
Source Nature 434 (2005)7033. - ISSN 0028-0836 - p. 571 - 573.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1038/434571a
Department(s) Laboratory of Genetics
PE&RC
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2005
Keyword(s) recombination
Abstract According to a proposal put forward many years ago, sexual reproduction makes natural selection more effective because it increases genetic variation. Experiments now verify that idea ¿ at least in yeast
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