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- Cameron, E. Z., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Reproduction, fertility, and development 2017 v.29 no.7 pp. 1401-1404
- blood glucose; conceptus; glucose; males; mice; reproductive fitness; seminal plasma; sex allocation; sex ratio; sires; sons; spermatozoa
- ... The differential allocation hypothesis suggests that a mother should adjust the sex of offspring in relation to her mate’s attractiveness, thereby increasing future reproductive fitness when her sons inherit the attractive traits. More attractive males have been shown to sire more sons, but it is possible that the sex ratio skew could be a result of paternal rather than maternal manipulation, whic ...