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The Red Fox Y-Chromosome in Comparative Context

Rando, Halie M., Wadlington, William H., Johnson, Jennifer L., Stutchman, Jeremy T., Trut, Lyudmila N., Farré, Marta, Kukekova, Anna V. (2019) The Red Fox Y-Chromosome in Comparative Context. Genes, 10 (6). p. 409. ISSN 2073-4425. (doi:10.3390/genes10060409) (KAR id:74226)

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Abstract

While the number of mammalian genome assemblies has proliferated, Y-chromosome

such as its high repeat content, that present challenges to assembly with short-read, next-generation

dog (Canis lupus familiaris), and grey wolf (Canis lupus lupus), providing the opportunity to examine

data-driven approach to identifying Y-chromosome sequence among the scaffolds that comprise the

of cats, dogs, and wolves were identified. Next, analysis of the resequenced genomes of 15 male

copy number variation consistent with the heterogametic chromosome. Analyzing variation across

The gene content of these scaffolds is consistent overall with that of the Y-chromosome in other

has been reported in related species and fewer copies of SRY than in other canids. The assignment of

genome while providing resources for future analyses of canid Y-chromosome evolution.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.3390/genes10060409
Uncontrolled keywords: Y-chromosome; carnivore; Vulpes vulpes; sex chromosomes; MSY; Y-chromosome genes; copy-number variation; BCORY2; UBE1Y; next-generation sequencing
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Biosciences
Depositing User: M. Farre-Belmonte
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2019 15:40 UTC
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2019 15:40 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/74226 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Farré, Marta: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9170-5767
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