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Plant sex chromosomes: a non-degenerated y?
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PMID:  21959153     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Animal Y chromosomes have undergone chromosome-wide degeneration in response to a lack of recombination, and ancient Ys contain few functional genes. Recent research suggests that plant Y chromosomes may evolve differently and retain most of their ancestral genes.
Authors:
Doris Bachtrog
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current biology : CB     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1879-0445     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Biol.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107782     Medline TA:  Curr Biol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  R685-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 9470, USA.
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