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Linkage Mapping and Comparative Genomics Using Next-Generation RAD Sequencing of a Non-Model Organism

  • Simon W. Baxter equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Simon W. Baxter, John W. Davey

    swb29@cam.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • John W. Davey equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Simon W. Baxter, John W. Davey

    Affiliation: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • J. Spencer Johnston,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Anthony M. Shelton,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, New York, United States of America

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  • David G. Heckel,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

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  • Chris D. Jiggins,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Mark L. Blaxter

    Affiliations: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, The GenePool Genomics Facility, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 26, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019315

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Why not?

Posted by adamsonj on 29 Aug 2011 at 16:52 GMT

Crossing over between homologous chromosomes does not occur in female Lepidoptera
http://plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0019315#article1.body1.sec2.sec2.p1

I'd like a little more explanation here; why does this happen in Lepidoptera? Easy to understand if we're just talking Z/W chromosomes, but the language sounds like this applies to all chromosomes.

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