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Subfunctionalization reduces the fitness cost of gene duplication in humans by buffering dosage imbalances

Ariel Fernández123*, Yun-Huei Tzeng4 and Sze-Bi Hsu5

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1 Instituto Argentino de Matemática “Alberto P. Calderón”, CONICET (National Research Council of Argentina), Buenos Aires, 1083, Argentina

2 Department of Computer Science, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

3 Morgridge Institute for Research, Madison, WI 73715, USA

4 Graduate Institute of Biostatistics, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan

5 Department of Mathematics and National Center for Theoretical Science, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan

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BMC Genomics 2011, 12:604  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-604

Published: 14 December 2011

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Non-singleton gene families in yeast, worm, fly and human with coding regions able to sustain free subunits with ordered structure.

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