News tagged with x chromosome

Inbreeding insects cast light on longer female lifespans

Inbreeding can unexpectedly extend male lifespan. Insect experiments described in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology have shown that, in seed beetles, inbreeding causes males to live longer, while shortening ...

dateFeb 06, 2009 in
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Dartmouth researchers find new protein function

A group of Dartmouth researchers has found a new function for one of the proteins involved with chromosome segregation during cell division. Their finding adds to the growing knowledge about the fundamental workings of cells, ...

dateJan 09, 2009 in
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