Different Gene Families in Arabidopsis thaliana Transposed in Different Epochs and at Different Frequencies throughout the Rosids[W]

  title={Different Gene Families in Arabidopsis thaliana Transposed in Different Epochs and at Different Frequencies throughout the Rosids[W]},
  author={Margaret R. Woodhouse and Haibao Tang and Michael Freeling},
  journal={Plant Cell},
  pages={4241 - 4253}
This work examines the chromosomal positional history of all genes in Arabidopsis thaliana through evolutionary time in the rosid superorder, finding that mobile gene families are under different selection pressure than syntenic gene families. Certain types of gene families, such as those encoding most families of transcription factors, maintain their chromosomal syntenic positions throughout angiosperm evolutionary time. Other nonsyntenic gene families are prone to deletion, tandem duplication… 

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