By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online last night in PLoS Biology, a Duke University duo reported that they have identified a chromosomal inversion polymorphism in the yellow monkeyflower that appears to contribute to local adaptations in that plant.
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