Search for dissertations about: "transposable element silencing"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words transposable element silencing.

  1. 1. Cis-regulatory variation and divergence in Capsella

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kim A. Steige; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Capsella; Shepherd s Purse; cis-regulatory changes; allele-specific expression; mating system shift; floral evolution; polyploidy; positive selection; purifying selection; transposable elements; small RNA; methylation; transposable element silencing; distribution of fitness effects;

    Abstract : Cis-regulatory changes in e.g. promoters or enhancers that affect the expression of a linked focal gene have long been thought to be important for adaptation. In this thesis, I investigate the selective importance and genomic correlates of cis-regulatory variation and divergence in the genus Capsella, using massively parallel sequencing data. READ MORE