Pseudoautosomal Linkage, Region

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Abstract

Pseudoautosomal linkage refers to regions on the sex chromosomes that still undergo homologous recombination and so behave as pseudoautosomal regions (PARs). PARs vary across species, but likely evolve under similar evolutionary pressures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBrenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages514-516
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780080961569
ISBN (Print)9780123749840
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 27 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Dosage compensation
  • Recombination
  • Sex chromosomes
  • W chromosome
  • X chromosome
  • Y chromosome
  • Z chromosome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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    Wilson Sayres, M. (2013). Pseudoautosomal Linkage, Region. In Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics: Second Edition (pp. 514-516). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-374984-0.01235-3