Selfish centromeres exploit asymmetric female meiosis to drive non-Mendelian segregation in their favor. Using inherent differences in drive propensity between mouse chromosomes, a new study reveals how proteins that modify chromatin states and microtubule stability enable this selfish behavior.
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