Mating Preference, Animal
"Mating Preference, Animal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The selection or choice of sexual partner in animals. Often this reproductive preference is based on traits in the potential mate, such as coloration, size, or behavioral boldness. If the chosen ones are genetically different from the rejected ones, then NATURAL SELECTION is occurring.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Mating Preference, Animal" by people in Profiles.
Shurtliff QR, Murphy PJ, Yeiter JD, Matocq MD. Experimental evidence for asymmetric mate preference and aggression: behavioral interactions in a woodrat (Neotoma) hybrid zone. BMC Evol Biol. 2013 Oct 04; 13:220.
Sutton KA, Jungnickel MK, Florman HM. A polycystin-1 controls postcopulatory reproductive selection in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jun 24; 105(25):8661-6.