Genetics: Biased transmission of genomes according to parents of origin

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A new study shows that wood ant queens selectively pass the maternally-inherited half of their genome to their daughters and the paternally-inherited half to their sons. This system, which most likely evolved from ancestral hybridization, creates distinct genetic lineages. © 2010 Elsevier Ltd.

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Keller, L. (2010). Genetics: Biased transmission of genomes according to parents of origin. Current Biology. Cell Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2010.05.048

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