The effect of genetic conflict on genomic imprinting and modification of expression at a sex-linked locus.

@article{Spencer2004TheEO,
  title={The effect of genetic conflict on genomic imprinting and modification of expression at a sex-linked locus.},
  author={Hamish G. Spencer and Marcus W. Feldman and Andrew G. Clark and Anton E Weisstein},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={166 1},
  pages={565-79}
}
We examine how genomic imprinting may have evolved at an X-linked locus, using six diallelic models of selection in which one allele is imprintable and the other is not. Selection pressures are generated by genetic conflict between mothers and their offspring. The various models describe cases of maternal and paternal inactivation, in which females may be monogamous or bigamous. When inactivation is maternal, we examine the situations in which only female offspring exhibit imprinting as well as… CONTINUE READING