Search for dissertations about: "female heterogamety"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words female heterogamety.

  1. 1. The evolution of sex chromosomes and sex-linked sequences in birds

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Homa Papoli Yazdi; Hans Professor; Bengt Hansson; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sex chromosomes; female heterogamety; recombination suppression; genetic map; inversions; genetic diversity; pseudoautosomal region; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Genetics; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär genetik;

    Abstract : Identifying the processes involved in the evolution of suppressed recombination between sex chromosomes and understanding their consequences for the evolutionary dynamics of sex-linked loci have been major topics of research during the last century. In this thesis, I used the avian ZW system, where females are the heterogametic sex, to investigate the underlying processes in sex chromosome evolution in birds. READ MORE