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A selective sweep in or near the Silene latifolia X-linked gene SlssX.

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The most prominent feature of Y chromosomes is that they do not recombine and are usually genetically degenerate, containing only a few genes. White campion Silene latifolia has evolved sex chromosomes relatively recently, probably within the last 10-15 million years. Perhaps due to its recent origin, the Y chromosome in this species has not completely degenerated and most isolated X-linked genes have intact Y-linked homologues. A gene encoding a protein with strong homology to spermidine syn...

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10.1017/s0016672307009056

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Plant Sciences
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Author
Journal:
Genetics research
Volume:
90
Issue:
1
Pages:
85-95
Publication date:
2008-02-01
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EISSN:
1469-5073
ISSN:
0016-6723
Source identifiers:
49178
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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