Evolutionary conservation of neighbouring gene pairs in plants.

@article{Liu2009EvolutionaryCO,
  title={Evolutionary conservation of neighbouring gene pairs in plants.},
  author={Xiling Liu and Bin Han},
  journal={Gene},
  year={2009},
  volume={437 1-2},
  pages={71-9}
}
Evolutionary conservation of neighbouring gene pairs has been widely explored in many species, but remains poorly understood in plants. The availability of several plant genome sequences allows for an in-depth investigation of this problem in plants. Here, we analyzed the phylogenetic conservation of physically linked gene pairs in nine plant genomes and compared the conservation in different orientations. We also examined several potential determinants to detect whether they affect the… CONTINUE READING
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