polyploidy

Chlamydomonas

At present, our knowledge about polyploidy and its consequences is largely based on the signature of WGDs in present-day plant genomes. Although retrospective...

We have recently started building our own artificial framework to mimic biological evolution. In our framework, every Digital Organism (DO) has its own genome, which...

Nature Reviews Genetics 2009

Detailed analyses of the genomes of several model organisms revealed that gene duplications have played a prominent role in the evolutionary history of many...