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Increased gain of “low complexity” regulatory domains in duplicated transcription factors

How do duplicated transcription factors, which are initially identical in sequence, specialize to perform diverse functions? We have team up with the group of Susana de la Luna, at the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), to try to answer this … Continue reading

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Our latest paper on gene duplication and molecular adaptation has just been published in MBE

Accelerated evolution after gene duplication: a time-dependent process affecting just one copy link to paper In rodent gene duplicates evolutionary rate accelerates after gene duplication (A,B) but returns to the initial values after speciation of mouse and rat (A). These … Continue reading

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