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Z chromosome

The sex chromosome present in both sexes of species in which the female is the heterogametic sex. Two copies of the Z chromosome are present in each… 
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2019
2019
Amongst 15 bird species, representative of 7 orders, recurrent breakages evocating the presence of fragile sites were detected in… 
2017
2017
Abstract While chromosome-wide dosage compensation of the X chromosome has been found in many species, studies in ZW clades have… 
2016
2016
Understanding the mechanisms and selective forces leading to adaptive radiations and origin of biodiversity is a major goal of… 
2015
2015
The evolution of heterogametic sex chromosome is often – but not always – accompanied by the evolution of dosage compensating… 
2011
2011
In recent years, increasing evidence suggests that sex differences in the phenotype of all tissues are influenced by the… 
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Homoploid hybrid speciation in animals is poorly understood, mainly because of the scarcity of well‐documented cases. Here, we… 
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Several lines of evidence suggest that the X chromosome plays a large role in intrinsic postzygotic isolation. The role of the Z… 
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
We compared global patterns of gene expression between two bird species, the chicken and zebra finch, with regard to sex bias of… 
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Several lines of evidence suggest that the X chromosome of various animal species has an unusual complement of genes with sex… 
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Abstract A comparative cytogenetic analysis was carried out in two sympatric fish species of the genus Characidium, C. gomesi and…