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Gene-environment interactions in reptile sex determination [ 2011 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP110104377]

Researchers Georges Prof Arthur; Asst Prof Tariq Ezaz

Brief description Sex in many reptiles-crocodiles, marine and freshwater turtles, lizards, tuatara-depends on temperature in the nest. This project will examine poorly understood interactions between genes and temperature in determining sex expanding knowledge of how reptiles with temperature dependent sex determination can evolve to accommodate environmental change.

Funding Amount $350,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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