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Slithering Toward Clarity: Snakes Shed New Light on the Evolution and Function of Sex Chromosomes

  • Mary Hoff mail

    Affiliation: Freelance Science Writer, Stillwater, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Published: August 27, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001644

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Comparative Sex Chromosome Genomics in Snakes: Differentiation, Evolutionary Strata, and Lack of Global Dosage Compensation

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Research Article | published 27 Aug 2013 | PLOS Biology