Study shows how plants sort and eliminate genes over millennia

Mar 9, 2011 Full story: R & D

Hybrid plants with multiple genome copies show evidence of preferential treatment of the genes from one ancient parent over the genes of the other parent, even to the point where some of the unfavored genes eventually are deleted.

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Dov Henis

Tel Aviv, Israel

#1 Mar 10, 2011
Plants' genes, like all other gened and genomes, are ORGANISMS, and are subject to natural selection.

Dov Henis
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