Allelic imbalance favors paternal DNA

Christoph Bock (Max Planck Institute for Informatics) [creativecommons license] via Wikimedia Commons

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine (Chapel Hill) recently found that mammals are more like their dads, at least in terms of gene expression. Although individuals inherit genetic information from both parents, the new study shows that material inherited from fathers is more likely to be expressed.

Lab Anim. (NY) 44, 121 (2015).
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