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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2008

Authors: Metta, M; Schlötterer, C

Title: Male-biased genes are overrepresented among novel Drosophila pseudoobscura sex-biased genes.

Source: BMC Evol Biol. 2008; 8:182



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Metta Muralidhar
Schlötterer Christian

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Population Genetics


Abstract:
The origin of functional innovation is among the key questions in biology. Recently, it has been shown that new genes could arise from non-coding DNA and that such novel genes are often involved in male reproduction.

Keywords Pubmed: Animals
DNA, Complementary/metabolism
Drosophila/classification
Drosophila/genetics*
Evolution, Molecular
Female
Genes, Insect*
Male
Molecular Sequence Data
Sex Characteristics
Species Specificity


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