Reproduction: Sperm with Two X Chromosomes and Eggs with None

Yongquan Shen, Ronald E. Ellis

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Abstract

A new study shows that the nematode Auanema rhodensis manipulates X chromosome segregation in surprising ways that depend on both the sex of the parent and the type of gamete. The result is a complex mating system that produces unusual sex ratios and inheritance patterns. A new study shows that the nematode Auanema rhodensis manipulates X chromosome segregation in surprising ways that depend on both the sex of the parent and the type of gamete. The result is a complex mating system that produces unusual sex ratios and inheritance patterns.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R121-R124
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 5 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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