Evolution: The End of an Ancient Asexual Scandal.

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serval:BIB_7E1709490698
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Publication sub-type
Editorial
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Publications
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Title
Evolution: The End of an Ancient Asexual Scandal.
Journal
Current Biology : Cb
Author(s)
Schwander T.
ISSN
1879-0445 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0960-9822
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2016
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
26
Number
6
Pages
R233-R235
Language
english
Abstract
Bdelloid rotifers were believed to have persisted and diversified in the absence of sex. Two papers now show they exchange genes with each other, via horizontal gene transfers as known in bacteria and/or via other forms of non-canonical sex.
Keywords
Animals, Biological Evolution, Gene Transfer, Horizontal, Phylogeny, Reproduction, Asexual/genetics, Rotifera
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Web of science
Open Access
Yes
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