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Sexual recombination in rotifers



Sexual recombination in rotifers



Heredity 39(3): 357-360



Data exist suggesting both the presence and absence of recombination in Monogonont a rotifers. It was therefore previously unknown whether members of this group have true sexual reproduction. Acrylamide gel electrophoresis was used to identify clones of Asplanchna girodi homozygous for 2 different alleles at a single malic enzyme locus. Crosses made among these clones produced heterozygotes, thus demonstrating that classical sexual recombination occurs in this group of rotifers.

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