Unisexual salamanders (genus Ambystoma) present a new reproductive mode for eukaryotes.

@article{Bogart2007UnisexualS,
  title={Unisexual salamanders (genus Ambystoma) present a new reproductive mode for eukaryotes.},
  author={J. Bogart and K. Bi and J. Fu and D. Noble and John H Niedzwiecki},
  journal={Genome},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={
          119-36
        }
}
  • J. Bogart, K. Bi, +2 authors John H Niedzwiecki
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Genome
  • To persist, unisexual and asexual eukaryotes must have reproductive modes that circumvent normal bisexual reproduction. Parthenogenesis, gynogenesis, and hybridogenesis are the modes that have generally been ascribed to various unisexuals. Unisexual Ambystoma are abundant around the Great Lakes region of North America, and have variously been described as having all 3 reproductive modes. Diploid and polyploid unisexuals have nuclear genomes that combine the haploid genomes of 2 to 4 distinct… CONTINUE READING
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