A comparison of selective pressures in plant X-linked and autosomal genes

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Krasovec, M; Nevado, B; Filatov, DA;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Genes,volume 9,issue 5 (issn: 2073-4425, eissn: 2073-4425)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/genes9050234, pmc: PMC5977174
  • Subject: purifying selection | QH426-470 | Genetics | X-chromosome | positive selection | Article | population size | faster-X effect

<p>Selection is expected to work differently in autosomal and X-linked genes because of their ploidy difference and the exposure of recessive X-linked mutations to haploid selection in males. However, it is not clear whether these expectations apply to recently evolved ... View more
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