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Paternal effect

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The effect on the offspring as determined by paternal factors (e.g. components of the sperm at the time of fertilization and early development).


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DNA and Chromosome evolution

... I made about the single Y is that pairing has, so far as I know, no effect on damage repair. It affects variation in individuals (since you're working with just single paternal alleles with selected male traits), but even male traits are hugely affected ...

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by Darby
Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA and Chromosome evolution
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