Gene duplication: the genomic trade in spare parts

PLoS Biol. 2004 Jul;2(7):E206. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020206. Epub 2004 Jul 13.


The duplication of genes and their subsequent diversification has had a key role in evolution. A range of fates can befall a duplicated gene

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Biological Evolution
  • Crossing Over, Genetic
  • Evolution, Molecular
  • Gene Duplication*
  • Genes, Duplicate
  • Genome
  • Genomics
  • Humans
  • Models, Genetic
  • Mutation