Mutation load is the spectre of species conservation

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Genomic regions conserved during evolution are important, but they have been ignored in conservation genetics. Managing deleterious mutations in such ultraconserved elements by genomics-informed conservation would make populations more resilient to future genetic drift.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1004–1006
Number of pages3
JournalNature Ecology & Evolution
Issue number8
Early online date4 May 2020
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2020

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