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Curr Biol. 2017 Oct 9;27(19):R1064-R1066. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.040.

Evolution: A Parthenogenetic Nematode Shows How Animals Become Sexless.

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Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA. Electronic address: ems394@cornell.edu.

Abstract

Most animals have male and female sexes, implying that sex is ancient and beneficial; yet some have survived for millions of years without sex. The genome of the parthenogenetic nematode Diploscapter pachys gives clues as to how 'ancient asexual' animals can exist.

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29017041
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.040
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