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- Martín-Peciña, María, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Chromosoma 2017 v.126 no.5 pp. 633-644
- B chromosomes; DNA probes; Eyprepocnemis plorans; chromosome elimination; fluorescence in situ hybridization; genome; grasshoppers; males; meiosis; mitosis; ribosomal DNA; satellite DNA; spermatids; spermiogenesis
- ... Most supernumerary (B) chromosomes are parasitic elements carrying out an evolutionary arms race with the standard (A) chromosomes. A variety of weapons for attack and defense have evolved in both contending elements, the most conspicuous being B chromosome drive and A chromosome drive suppression. Here, we show for the first time that most microspermatids formed during spermiogenesis in two grass ...