Climate change: Many ways to beat the heat for reef corals

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Abstract

Reef-building corals are vulnerable to heat stress and are facing widespread losses due to climate change. A new study shows that coral heat tolerance can result from selection on a suite of genes to maintain genetic flexibility.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1166-R1168
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume24
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Coral Reefs
Anthozoa
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Climate Change
Climate change
coral reefs
corals
Hot Temperature
climate change
heat
heat tolerance
Genes
heat stress
reefs
genes
Thermotolerance

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Climate change : Many ways to beat the heat for reef corals. / Baker, Andrew C.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 24, No. 24, 01.01.2014, p. R1166-R1168.

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