Evolutionarily conserved pachytene piRNA loci are highly divergent among modern humans


Ozata D. M. , Yu T., Mou H., Gainetdinov I., Colpan C., Cecchini K., ...More

NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, vol.4, no.1, pp.156-182, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/s41559-019-1065-1
  • Title of Journal : NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.156-182

Abstract

By mapping piRNA genes in juvenile and adult human testes, the authors show that although synteny is conserved with other mammals, sequences are diverging rapidly even among modern humans.