What's So Hot about Recombination Hotspots?

  title={What's So Hot about Recombination Hotspots?},
  author={Jody Hey},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
  pages={47 - 57}
C onsider a piece of text, either this one that you are now reading or any other. Surely they are all pretty much alike, in so far as they are all run-on strings of characters. In this same sense, we can envision that all DNA strands are alike because all are monotonous polymers with the same general chemical makeup. Indeed, this is how we think of DNA when considering its basic function of inheritance, in which all parts of all chromosomes must be duplicated and then passed from one cell… CONTINUE READING
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