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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

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
Evolution, Molecular
Genes, Insect*
Molecular Sequence Data
Sex Characteristics
Species Specificity

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