Genes on B chromosomes of vertebrates

@inproceedings{Makunin2014GenesOB,
  title={Genes on B chromosomes of vertebrates},
  author={Alexey I Makunin and Polina V Dementyeva and Alexander S Graphodatsky and Vitaly T. Volobouev and Anna V Kukekova and Vladimir A Trifonov},
  booktitle={Molecular Cytogenetics},
  year={2014}
}
There is a growing body of evidence that B chromosomes, once regarded as totally heterochromatic and genetically inert, harbor multiple segmental duplications containing clusters of ribosomal RNA genes, processed pseudogenes and protein-coding genes. Application of novel molecular approaches further supports complex composition and possible phenotypic effects of B chromosomes. Here we review recent findings of gene-carrying genomic segments on B chromosomes from different vertebrate groups. We… CONTINUE READING
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