Evolution of sex-biased gene expression in a dioecious plant

Abstract

Separate sexes and sex-biased gene expression have repeatedly evolved in animals and plants, but the underlying changes in gene expression remain unknown. Here, we studied a pair of plant species, one in which separate sexes and sex chromosomes evolved recently and one which maintained hermaphrodite flowers resembling the ancestral state, to reconstruct… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nplants.2016.168

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