Genome evolution: Doubling or splicing: the intimate relationship

Kritikou, Ekat
July 2005
Nature Reviews Genetics;Jul2005, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p519
Academic Journal
Provides information on a study which revealed an inverse correlation between the size of a gene's family and its propensity to produce alternative splice variants. Comparison between human and mouse orthologues under different duplication models; Correlation between the age of a duplication event and the fraction of alternative splicing; Implications of the study results.


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