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Six novel Y chromosome genes in Anopheles mosquitoes discovered by independently sequencing males and females
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2013-04-23)
Background Y chromosomes are responsible for the initiation of male development, male fertility, and other male-related functions in diverse species. However, Y genes are rarely characterized outside a few model species ...
Arm-specific dynamics of chromosome evolution in malaria mosquitoes
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2011-04-07)
Genome mapping and characterization of the Anopheles gambiae heterochromatin
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2010-08-04)
Background Heterochromatin plays an important role in chromosome function and gene regulation. Despite the availability of polytene chromosomes and genome sequence, the heterochromatin of the major malaria vector Anopheles ...
Molecular evolution of a gene cluster of serine proteases expressed in the Anopheles gambiae female reproductive tract
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2011-03-19)