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Maternal Inheritance

Known as: Effects, Maternal, Maternal Effect, Inherited, Maternally 
Transmission of genetic characters, qualities, and traits, solely from maternal extra-nuclear elements such as MITOCHONDRIAL DNA or MATERNAL… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) — which is well known for its role in oxidative phosphorylation and maternally inherited mitochondrial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Wolbachia are maternally inherited intracellular bacterial symbionts that are estimated to infect more than 60% of all insect… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In plants and mammals, small RNAs indirectly mediate epigenetic inheritance by specifying cytosine methylation. We found that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) have important roles in diverse cellular processes, but little is known about their identity and functions… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Maternal effects have become an important field of study in evolutionary ecology and there is an ongoing debate regarding their… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Here we report that increased pup licking and grooming (LG) and arched-back nursing (ABN) by rat mothers altered the offspring… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Recently, the adaptive significance of maternal effects has been increasingly recognized. No longer are maternal effects… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We develop quantitative-genetic models for the evolution of multiple traits under maternal inheritance, in which traits are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The earliest stages of development in most animals, including the few mammalian species that have been investigated, are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Human mitochondrial DNA was obtained from peripheral blood platelets donated by the members of several independent families. The… Expand
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