The genetics of gender and life span

  title={The genetics of gender and life span},
  author={J. E. Tower and Michelle N. Arbeitman},
  journal={Journal of Biology},
  pages={38 - 38}
Several possible and potentially overlapping genetic mechanisms have been suggested to explain differences in life span between males and females. Two recent papers in BMC Evolutionary Biology on the effects of inbreeding provide additional insight into the genetic architecture underlying life span differences between genders in two different insects. 

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