Latent Uq activity

Activation of latent Uq elements has been detected in certain outcrosses. These Uq elements appear and are expressed initially at a low frequency, but by strong selection, very active elements can be isolated and these behave similarly to Uq-standard (Friedemann and Peterson, 1980, MCNL).

Peter D. Friedemann and Peter A. Peterson
 
 


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