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MOLECULAR EVOLUTION

Becoming a de novo gene

Analysis of genomes, transcriptomes and proteomes from recently diverged rice species provides mechanistic insight into the process of de novo gene origination.

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Fig. 1: Stepwise emergence of a de novo gene.

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Bornberg-Bauer, E., Heames, B. Becoming a de novo gene. Nat Ecol Evol 3, 524–525 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0845-y

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