Maleness-on-the-Y (MoY) orchestrates male sex determination in major agricultural fruit fly pests

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Science  27 Sep 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6460, pp. 1457-1460
DOI: 10.1126/science.aax1318

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vol. 365 no. 6460 1457-1460

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  • Received for publication March 8, 2019
  • Accepted for publication August 16, 2019
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  1. Angela Meccariello1,*,
  2. Marco Salvemini1,*,
  3. Pasquale Primo1,
  4. Brantley Hall2,
  5. Panagiota Koskinioti3,4,
  6. Martina Dalíková5,6,
  7. Andrea Gravina1,
  8. Michela Anna Gucciardino1,
  9. Federica Forlenza1,
  10. Maria-Eleni Gregoriou4,
  11. Domenica Ippolito1,
  12. Simona Maria Monti7,
  13. Valeria Petrella1,
  14. Maryanna Martina Perrotta1,
  15. Stephan Schmeing8,
  16. Alessia Ruggiero7,
  17. Francesca Scolari9,
  18. Ennio Giordano1,
  19. Konstantina T. Tsoumani4,
  20. František Marec5,
  21. Nikolai Windbichler10,
  22. Kallare P. Arunkumar11,
  23. Kostas Bourtzis3,
  24. Kostas D. Mathiopoulos4,
  25. Jiannis Ragoussis12,
  26. Luigi Vitagliano7,
  27. Zhijian Tu2,
  28. Philippos Aris Papathanos13,14,,
  29. Mark D. Robinson8,,
  30. Giuseppe Saccone1,
  1. 1Department of Biology, University of Naples “Federico II,” 80126 Napoli, Italy.
  2. 2Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA.
  3. 3Insect Pest Control Laboratory, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, A-1400 Vienna, Austria.
  4. 4Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, 41500 Larissa, Greece.
  5. 5Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 370 05 České Budějovice, Czech Republic.
  6. 6Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, 370 05 České Budějovice, Czech Republic.
  7. 7Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging (IBB), CNR, 80134 Naples, Italy.
  8. 8Institute of Molecular Life Sciences and SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Zurich, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland.
  9. 9Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy.
  10. 10Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK.
  11. 11Centre of Excellence for Genetics and Genomics of Silkmoths, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad 500 039, India.
  12. 12Department of Human Genetics and Bioengineering, McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre, Montreal, QC H3A 0G1, Canada.
  13. 13Section of Genomics and Genetics, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, 06132 Perugia, Italy.
  14. 14Department of Entomology, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: giuseppe.saccone{at} (G.S.); mark.robinson{at} (M.D.R.); p.papathanos{at} (P.A.P.)
  1. * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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