2021
DOI: 10.31219/osf.io/vfz4t
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Johannes Jaeger, Nick Monk

Abstract: An organism’s phenotype can be thought of as consisting of a set of discrete traits, able to evolve relatively independently of each other. This implies that the developmental processes generating these traits—the underlying genotype-phenotype map—must also be functionally organised in a modular manner. The genotype-phenotype map lies at the heart of evolutionary systems biology. Recently, it has become popular to define developmental modules in terms of the structure of gene regulatory networks. This approach…

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