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Curr Biol. 2001 Nov 13;11(22):R925-8.

Polyploid evolution: keeping the peace at genomic reunions.

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Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA. lriesebe@indiana.edu

Abstract

Incompatible gene or chromosomal combinations brought together in allopolyploid genomes cannot be purged through Mendelian segregation. But recent studies suggest that the elimination of DNA sequences and alteration of DNA methylation patterns may permit the restoration of fertility in some allopolyploids.

PMID:
11719240
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(01)00556-5
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