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Genomic dark matter illuminated: Anopheles Y chromosomes.

Authors: Redmond, Seth N and Neafsey, Daniel E

Hall et al. have strategically used long-read sequencing technology to characterize the structure and highly repetitive content of the Y chromosome in Anopheles malaria mosquitoes. Their work confirms that this important but elusive heterochromatic sex chromosome is evolving extremely rapidly and harbors a remarkably small number of genes. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Journal: Trends in parasitology
DOI: 10.1016/
Year: 2016

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