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XY and ZW: Is Meiotic Sex Chromosome Inactivation the Rule in Evolution?

  • Satoshi H. Namekawa,

    Affiliations: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jeannie T. Lee mail

    lee@molbio.mgh.harvard.edu

    Affiliations: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: May 22, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000493

About the Authors

Satoshi H. Namekawa, Jeannie T. Lee
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Satoshi H. Namekawa, Jeannie T. Lee
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: lee@molbio.mgh.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.