Dwarf hamster sex chromosome evolution

Dwarf hamsters (Phodopus) have a surprising thing happening on their sex chromosomes — over half their X chromosome doesn’t undergo recombination, the re-mixing of genetic material! This gives us an opportunity to test important questions about how sex chromosomes change over time. Read more at:

https://academic.oup.com/gbe/article/14/6/evac080/6596369


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