Genome size and developmental complexity

@article{Gregory2004GenomeSA,
  title={Genome size and developmental complexity},
  author={T. Ryan Gregory},
  journal={Genetica},
  year={2004},
  volume={115},
  pages={131-146}
}
  • T. Gregory
  • Published 1 May 2002
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Genetica
Haploid genome size (C-value) is correlated positively with cell size, and negatively with cell division rate, in a variety of taxa. Because these associations are causative, genome size has the potential to impact (and in turn, be influenced by) organism-level characters affected by variation in either of these cell-level parameters. One such organismal feature is development. Developmental rate, in particular, has been associated with genome size in numerous plant, vertebrate, and… 
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