Some genes exclusively express only their maternal or paternal copy. Studies of the brain extend the list of such imprinted genes by an order of magnitude, highlighting their spatial and temporal regulation.
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Keverne, E. A mine of imprinted genes. Nature 466, 823–824 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/466823a