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Data from: Unexpected population genetic structure of European roe deer in Poland: an invasion of the mtDNA genome from Siberian roe deer

Maciej Matosiuk, Anetta Borkowska, Magdalena Świsłocka, Paweł Mirski, Zbigniew Borowski, Kamil Krysiuk, Aleksey A. Danilkin, Elena Y. Zvychaynaya, Alexander P. Saveljev & Mirosław Ratkiewicz
Introgressive hybridization is a widespread evolutionary phenomenon which may lead to increased allelic variation at selective-neutral loci and to transfer of fitness-related traits to introgressed lineages. We inferred the population genetic structure of the European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in Poland from mitochondrial (CR and cyt b) and sex-linked markers (ZFX, SRY, DBY4 and DBY8). Analyses of CR mtDNA sequences from 452 individuals indicated widespread introgression of Siberian roe deer (C. pygargus) mtDNA in the...

Data from: Evolutionary neutrality of mtDNA introgression: evidence from complete mitogenome analysis in roe deer

Maciej Matosiuk, Irina N. Sheremetyeva, Ilya S. Sheremetyev, Alexander P. Saveljev & Anetta Borkowska
Introgressive hybridization offers a unique platform for studying the molecular basis of natural selection acting on mitogenomes. Most of the mtDNA protein-coding genes are extremely conserved; however, some of the observed variations have potentially adaptive significance. Here, we evaluated whether the evolution of mtDNA in closely related roe deer species affected by widespread mtDNA introgression is neutral or adaptive. We characterized and compared 16 complete mitogenomes of European (Capreolus capreolus) and Siberian (C. pygargus) roe...

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  • 2014

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  • Bialystok University of Technology
  • Forest Research Institute
  • Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution
  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Warsaw University of Life Sciences