Recurrent invasion and extinction of a selfish geneGoddard, MRB, A., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 96:13880-13885. 1999.
Homing endonuclease genes show super-Mendelian inheritance, which allows them to spread in populations even when they are of no benefit to the host organism. To test the idea that regular horizontal transmission is necessary for the long-term persistence of these genes, we ...
Keywords: elements, gene drive evolution, gene drive genetics, gene drive natural, group-i introns, history, homing endonucleases, plants, protein, recombination, ribosomal-rna gene, saccharomyces-cerevisiae, sensu-stricto complex, sequences, site
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