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the condition of being polyploid

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Researchers in a wide range of biological sciences seize the moment by discussing such topics as understanding gene duplication through biochemistry and population genetics, myths and realities of gene duplication, statistical methods for detecting the functional divergence of gene families, the energy and material cost of gene duplication, evolutionary and functional aspects of genetic redundancy, gene and genome duplication in plants, and whole-genome duplications and the radiation of vertebrates.
Assuming that rates of chromosomal loss in ferns are comparable to angiosperms, this is fewer genome duplications than expected, as many angiosperms with much lower chromosome numbers have experienced numerous rounds of genome duplications (Cui et al.
Hox genes determine body shape and limb development, and have become prime candidates for detecting whole genome duplications.
Widespread genome duplications throughout the history of flowering plants.