Posts Tagged ‘pgenes’

Platypus genome

May 5, 2021

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/09/science/platypus-genome-echidna.amp.html

The Evolutionary Origin of Descending Testicles – The New York Times

August 17, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/29/science/descending-testicles-evolution.html

High-throughput discovery of novel developmental phenotypes : Nature : Nature Research

September 22, 2016

HTP discovery of novel developmental #phenotypes
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v537/n7621/full/nature19356.html New list of essential genes for the mouse, upping number to ~2900

Kruglyak paper on C. elegans

January 2, 2014

A paper on C. elegans that’s very informative:
http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v44/n3/full/ng.1050.html
Chromosome-scale selective sweeps shape Caenorhabditis elegans genomic diversity

Most notable of their findings is evidence of recent selective sweeps on chromosomes I, IV, V and (sort of) X. These sweeps have the potential to fix pseudogenes that might have been present at the time.