Bdelloid rotifers are microscopic freshwater invertebrate animals less than 1 mm in length. They are found in nearly every possible freshwater aquatic habitat, including those that remain wet for only a short period of time (Fig. 1). Originally…
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The process whereby one or more gene alleles present in one chromosome may be exchanged with their alternative alleles on a homologous chromosome to produce a recombinant (crossover) chromosome which contains a combination of the alleles originally present on the two parental chromosomes.
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An extremely diverse, species-rich group of arthropods that have inhabited marine environments since the beginning of the Cambrian Period. In some ways, they may be thought of as the marine equivalents of the insects. Within the marine realm, the…