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Autopolyploidization affects transcript patterns and gene targeting frequencies in Physcomitrella

Rempfer C, Wiedemann G, Schween G, Kerres KL, Lucht JM, Horres R, Decker EL, Reski R.

Plant Cell Rep. 2021; doi: 10.1007/s00299-021-02794-2.

In the moss Physcomitrella whole-genome duplications affected the expression of 3.7% of the protein-encoding genes with various cellular functions. These include amongst others some kinases involved in signalling and genes relevant for  DNA repair, resulting in a reduced gene-targeting frequency.