Recombination within the genome isn’t random. This swapping of DNA segments between one chromosome and its homolog preferentially affects specific genome regions called hotspots. These...


Sex chromosomes have evolved from autosomes hundreds of times across the tree of life. In mammals, sex is controlled by the Y chromosome-linked gene SRY,...


GENETICS and G3 are excited to welcome new editors! GENETICS and G3 Series Editor: Lauren McIntyre GENETICS Associate Editors: Anne Britt, Elizabeth Hauser, Jennifer Surtees, Paul Scheet, Mikko J. Sillanpää,...


To the unaided eye, Antarctic soil and alpine glaciers may appear to be barren wastelands devoid of life. But some microbes call hostile habitats like...


In the fast-paced life of a bacterium, the ability to manufacture proteins quickly and efficiently is crucial. In these organisms, mRNAs—the templates for building proteins—have...


Check out the November issue of G3! Table of Contents Investigations Genomic Prediction of Single Crosses in the Early Stages of a Maize Hybrid Breeding...


The GSA Journals, GENETICS and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, are proud to present our annual Spotlight booklets for research published in 2015. Each Spotlight is a showcase of the excellent research...


Check out the October issue of G3! Table of Contents Call for Papers Multiparental Populations: A Call for Papers G3 October 2016 6:3015; doi:10.1534/g3.116.035022 Full...


The mild temperament that distinguishes the family dog from its wolf ancestors is just one of a whole array of traits that seem to have...


Check out the September issue of G3! Investigations Retrotransposon Proliferation Coincident with the Evolution of Dioecy in Asparagus Alex Harkess, Francesco Mercati, Loredana Abbate, Michael...