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    • Genome mapping and characterization of the Anopheles gambiae heterochromatin 

      Sharakhova, Maria V.; George, Phillip; Brusentsova, Irina V.; Leman, Scotland C.; Bailey, Jeffrey A.; Smith, Christopher D.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (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 ...
    • Six novel Y chromosome genes in Anopheles mosquitoes discovered by independently sequencing males and females 

      Hall, Andrew Brantley; Qi, Yumin; Timoshevskiy, Vladimir A.; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Sharakhov, Igor V.; Tu, Zhijian (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 ...