The toxin–antidote model of cytoplasmic incompatibility: Genetics and evolutionary implicationsBeckmann, JFB, Manon; Chen, Hongli; Hochstrasser, Mark; Poinsot, Denis; Merçot, Hervé; Weill, Mylène; Sicard, Mathieu; Charlat, Sylvain, Trends in Genetics, 35:175-185. 2019.
Wolbachia bacteria inhabit the cells of about half of all arthropod species, an unparalleled success stemming in large part from selfish invasive strategies. Cytoplasmic incompatibility (CI), whereby the symbiont makes itself essential to embryo viability, is the most common of ...
Keywords: cytoplasmic incompatibility, deubiquitylase, gene drive mechanism, gene drive natural, nuclease, selfish genetic elements, toxin antidote, toxin–antidote systems, wolbachia
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