Selfish chromosomal drive shapes recent centromeric histone evolution in monkeyflowersF. R. Finseth, T. C. Nelson and L. Fishman, PLOS Genetics, 17:e1009418. 2021.
Centromeres must mediate faithful chromosomal transmission during cell division and sexual reproduction, but both the DNA and protein components of centromeres diverge rapidly across species. The selfish centromere model argues that this paradoxical diversity results from a ...
Keywords: centromere drive, chromosome drive, gene drive natural, Genetics &, Mimulus, monkeyflower
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