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Unique divergence of the breast cancer 2 (BRCA2) gene in Neanderthals
Abstract Unique divergence of the BRCA2, a tumor suppressor gene, in Neanderthals relative to other primates, including modern humans, is highlighted. This divergence with potentially pathogenic consequences ...
Regulation of gene expression and RNA editing in Drosophila adapting to divergent microclimates
(Springer Nature, 2017-11-17)
Determining the mechanisms by which a species adapts to its environment is a key endeavor in the study of evolution. In particular, relatively little is known about how transcriptional processes are fine-tuned to adjust ...