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Curr Biol. 2015 Aug 3;25(15):R654-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.06.054.

Chromosome segregation: human female meiosis breaks all the rules.

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1
Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA.
2
Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA. Electronic address: hsmalik@fhcrc.org.

Abstract

A major hindrance in studying human meiosis has been the inability to assess all four products of female meiosis. Overcoming this hurdle, a new study discovers a high incidence of non-canonical 'reverse meiosis' and a new form of meiotic drive.

PMID:
26241139
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2015.06.054
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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