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Asymmetric Tyrosination of Spindle Microtubules Facilitates Selfish Inheritance

Laloraya, Shikha (2018) Asymmetric Tyrosination of Spindle Microtubules Facilitates Selfish Inheritance. In: TRENDS IN CELL BIOLOGY, 28 (6). pp. 417-419.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tcb.2018.03.005


Meiotic drive is an enigmatic process that results from biased segregation of selfish genetic elements that enhance their own transmission and drive evolution. During asymmetric female meiotic divisions, selfish elements segregate preferentially towards the egg rather than polar bodies. Recent findings demonstrate that asymmetric spindle tyrosination helps selfish elements to cheat.

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Additional Information: Copy right for this article belong to ELSEVIER SCIENCE LONDON, 84 THEOBALDS RD, LONDON WC1X 8RR, ENGLAND
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
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Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2018 14:07
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2018 14:07
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/59947

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