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Widespread rescue of Y-linked genes by gene movement to autosomes

Author:
Malone, John H.
Source:
GenomeBiology.com 2015 v.16 no.1 pp. 121
ISSN:
1465-6906
Subject:
autosomes, genes, mammals, sex chromosomes, transposition (genetics)
Abstract:
A new study provides evidence that gene transposition from sex chromosomes to autosomes is a conserved phenomenon across mammalian species that rescues dosage-sensitive genes.
Agid:
3407315