Allelic expression of mammalian imprinted genes in a matrotrophic lizard, Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii

@article{Griffith2016AllelicEO,
  title={Allelic expression of mammalian imprinted genes in a matrotrophic lizard, Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii},
  author={Oliver W. Griffith and Matthew C. Brandley and Katherine Belov and Michael B. Thompson},
  journal={Development Genes and Evolution},
  year={2016},
  volume={226},
  pages={79-85}
}
Genomic imprinting is a process that results in the differential expression of genes depending on their parent of origin. It occurs in both plants and live-bearing mammals, with imprinted genes typically regulating the ability of an embryo to manipulate the maternal provision of nutrients. Genomic imprinting increases the potential for selection to act separately on paternally and maternally expressed genes, which increases the number of opportunities that selection can facilitate embryonic… 
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