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    • New genes often acquire male-specific functions but rarely become essential in Drosophila. 

      Steinhauer, Josefa; Kondo, Shu; Vedanayagam, Jeffrey; Mohammed, Jaaved; Eizadshenass, Sogol; Kan, Lijuan; Pang, Nan; Aradhya, Rajaguru; Siepel, Adam; Lai, Eric C. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2017-09-15)
      Relatively little is known about the in vivo functions of newly emerging genes, especially in metazoans. Although prior RNAi studies reported prevalent lethality among young gene knockdowns, our phylogenomic analyses reveal ...