Gene expression: How plants avoid incest

Journal name:
Nature
Volume:
466,
Pages:
926–928
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DOI:
doi:10.1038/466926a
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Different versions of the same gene can be either dominant or recessive. A small non-coding RNA mediates such differences in dominance as part of a system that prevents inbreeding in plants.

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  1. Daphne Goring and Emily Indriolo are in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto M5S 3B2, Canada.
    d.goring@utoronto.ca

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