Comparative Genetics of Sex Determination: Masculinizing Mutations in Caenorhabditis briggsae by ProQuest

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DOI: 10.1534/genetics.107.073668



      Comparative Genetics of Sex Determination: Masculinizing Mutations
                           in Caenorhabditis briggsae

      Danielle F. Kelleher,*,1 Carlos Egydio de Carvalho,†,1,2 Alana V. Doty,* Marnie Layton,*
              Andy T. Cheng,* Laura D. Mathies,‡ Dave Pilgrim† and Eric S. Haag*,3
 *Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, †Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta,
   Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada and ‡Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695
                                                     Manuscript received March 22, 2007
                                                 Accepted for publication December 29, 2007


                                                               ABSTRACT
                The nematodes Caenorhabditis elegans and C. briggsae independently evolved self-fertile hermaphroditism
             from gonochoristic 
								
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