Cellular mechanisms regulating synthetic sex ratio distortion in the Anopheles gambiae germlineR. E. Haghighat-Khah, A. Sharma, M. R. Wunderlich, G. Morselli, L. A. Marston, C. Bamikole, A. Hall, N. Kranjc, C. Taxiarchi, I. Sharakhov and R. Galizi, Pathogens and Global Health, 114:370-378. 2020.
Meiotic cleavage of rDNA repeats, located in the sex chromosomes of A. gambiae SD males, affects the competitiveness of mature sperm to fertilize the female oocyte.
Keywords: Genetic control, Genetics &, malaria, mechanisms, meiosis gene drive synthetic, meiotic drive, mosquito, sex ratio distortion, Y-drive, Ychromosome drive
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