Genome evolution in polyploids

@article{Wendel2004GenomeEI,
  title={Genome evolution in polyploids},
  author={Jonathan F. Wendel},
  journal={Plant Molecular Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={42},
  pages={225-249}
}
  • J. Wendel
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Plant Molecular Biology
Polyploidy is a prominent process in plants and has been significant in the evolutionary history of vertebrates and other eukaryotes. In plants, interdisciplinary approaches combining phylogenetic and molecular genetic perspectives have enhanced our awareness of the myriad genetic interactions made possible by polyploidy. Here, processes and mechanisms of gene and genome evolution in polyploids are reviewed. Genes duplicated by polyploidy may retain their original or similar function, undergo… 
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