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- Buchman, A.; Akbari, O. S.
- Insect molecular biology 2019 v.28 no.1 pp. 65-73
- chromosome translocation, etc ; Drosophila melanogaster; Y chromosome; disease vectors; evolution; heterochromatin; insect diseases; insects; pests; sequence alignment; sex determination; transgenes; transgenesis; transposons; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Despite the importance of Y‐chromosomes in evolution and sex determination, their heterochromatic, repeat‐rich nature makes them difficult to sequence (due, in part, to ambiguities in sequence alignment and assembly) and to genetically manipulate. Therefore, they generally remain poorly understood. For example, the Drosophila melanogaster Y‐chromosome, one of the most extensively studied Y‐chromos ...