Metrics details. Sex chromosomes have arisen independently in a wide variety of species, yet they share common characteristics, including the presence of suppressed recombination surrounding sex determination loci. Mammalian sex chromosomes contain multiple palindromic repeats across the non-recombining region that show sequence conservation through gene conversion and contain genes that are crucial for sexual reproduction. In plants, it is not clear if palindromic repeats play a role in maintaining sequence conservation in the absence of homologous recombination. Here we present the first evidence of large palindromic structures in a plant sex chromosome, based on a highly contiguous assembly of the W chromosome of the dioecious shrub Salix purpurea.
A willow sex chromosome reveals convergent evolution of complex palindromic repeats
Willow Smith Opened Up About Her Sexuality and Polyamory | Teen Vogue
But during the conversation Willow ended up revealing something that appeared to shock her candid mother. The teenager said that her first introduction to sex was walking in on her famous parents in the act. Willow recalled that it happened when the family was on vacation in Aspen. What did I just see? It was silhouetted.
Willow Smith Opened Up About Her Sexuality and Polyamory
In the most recent episode of Red Table Talk, Willow Smith said she likes both men and women, and can see herself in a polyamorous relationship in the future. In conversation with her mom and grandmother, Willow said she's attracted to men and women, and would feel fulfilled in a relationship with two other people. I feel like I could be polyfidelitous with those two people," Willow said. Willow expressed skepticism of monogamy and said she wants to create the kind of relationship that's right for herself, free from more historic and traditional restraints that seem to value ownership over love.
By Derrick Bryson Taylor. What did I just see? It was silhouetted. The actress said she used to use toys alone, but never with a partner.