A maternal-effect genetic incompatibility in Caenorhabditis elegans

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Burga, Alejandro; Ben-David, Eyal; Kruglyak, Leonid;

Selfish genetic elements spread in natural populations and have an important role in genome evolution. We discovered a selfish element causing a genetic incompatibility between strains of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans . The element is made up of sup-35 , a materna... View more
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