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XY sex-determination system

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XY_sex-determination_system

Nettie Stevens and Edmund Beecher Wilson are credited with independently discovering, in 1905, the chromosomal XY ...

X chromosome - Genetics Home Reference

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Some genes on the X chromosome escape X-inactivation. Many of these genes are located at the ends of each arm of the X chromosome in areas known as the ...

Does having a Y chromosome make someone a man? | Intersex ...

www.isna.org/faq/y_chromosome

Moreover, the SRY gene can be translocated onto an X chromosome (so that a 46 ... and there are dozens of genes on chromosomes other than the X and the Y  ...

Five Facts about XX or XY | Gender Selection Authority

www.genderselectionauthority.com/blog/five-facts-about-xx-or-xy

Mar 4, 2014 ... Males have two distinct sex chromosomes (XY), and are called the ... form of genetic testing known as preimplantation genetic screening (PGS).

Think gender comes down to X and Y chromosomes? Think again ...

www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/think-gender-comes-down-to-x-and-y-chromosomes-think-again/article24811543/

Jun 4, 2015 ... For example, genetic men with Klinefelter syndrome possess an extra X chromosome (XXY) or more rarely, two or three extra Xs (XXXY, ...

Big difference between the X and Y chromosomes - Understanding ...

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Mar 14, 2012 ... What is the big difference about the X and Y chromosomes that make ... But as you'll see, all the genes on the Y chromosome aren't enough to ...

sex chromosome | genetics | Britannica.com

www.britannica.com/science/sex-chromosome

The X chromosome, being larger, carries many more genes than does the Y. Traits controlled by genes found only on the X chromosome are said to be ...

X chromosome | genetics | Britannica.com

www.britannica.com/science/X-chromosome

Genes carried by the X chromosome are said to be sex-linked. Since the blood groups are inherited in a regular fashion, they can be used as genetic markers in  ...

Sex Chromosomes - Kimball's Biology Pages

www.biology-pages.info/S/SexChromosomes.html

But for the hundreds of other genes on the X, are males at a disadvantage in the amount of gene product ...

Chromosomes: Definition & Structure - Live Science

www.livescience.com/27248-chromosomes.html

Feb 19, 2013 ... Chromosomes carry hereditary information for everything from height ... have no counterpart in the Y chromosome, the X genes are dominant.

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WHO | Gender and Genetics

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The Y chromosome is small, carries few genes, and has abundant repetitive sequence, while the X ...

The Y chromosome: beyond gender determination

www.genome.gov

May 30, 2014 ... Many generations ago the Y chromosome was large, and contained as many genes as the X chromosome. Now it is a fraction of its past size ...

23andMe - Genetics 101: Where do your genes come from?

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The X and Y Chromosomes Determine Your Sex. One chromosome pair - the sex  ...