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A sex-determination system is a biological system that determines the development of sexual characteristics in an organism. Most sexual organisms have two sexes. In many cases, sex determination is genetic: males and females have different alleles or even different...
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The XY sex-determination system is the sex-determination system found in humans, most other mammals, some insects (Drosophila) and some plants (Ginkgo). In this system, females have two of the same kind of sex chromosome...
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There are two types of sex chromosomes, X and Y, each very different from the other. ... Genes on the X chromosome are referred to as sex-linked, or X-linked, genes. ...
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A look at the two human sex chromosomes (X and Y) and sex linked genes. ... Tutorials " Genetics and Evolution " Chromosomes X and Y and Sex Determination ...
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Encyclopedia article about Sex chromosomes. Information about Sex chromosomes in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, computing dictionary.
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Sex chromosome abnormalities occur as a result of chromosome mutations brought on by mutagens or problems that occur during meiosis.
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What is the relationship between chromosomes and gender? ... Karyotype of a normal male with 22 pairs of autosomes and one pair of sex chromosomes. ...
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The sex chromosomes of human beings and other mammals are designated by scientists as X ... Bird and Mammal Sex-Chromosome Orthologs Map to the Same ...
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Each person normally has one pair of sex chromosomes in each cell. ... Variants of Klinefelter syndrome can involve more than one extra sex chromosome. ...
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The majority of known types of chromosomal abnormalities involve sex chromosomes. ... Sex chromosome abnormalities are gender specific. ...
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... hours in front of a computer screen makes him unable to pass on his Y chromosome... Chromosomes. Sex and Reproduction ...
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... particular chromosomes that are involved in determining the sex of an organism. ... only one of the two sex chromosomes as a result of having undergone ...
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The platypus has a chain of weird sex chromosomes that links this unusual egg-laying mammal to birds Australian research has found
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A human somatic cell has two sex chromosomes: XY in male and XX in female. A human germ cell has one sex chromosome: X or Y in a sperm and X in an egg. ...
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