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The Y chromosome is vanishing – just what exactly may happen to males?

The Y chromosome is vanishing – just what exactly may happen to males?

Professor of Genetics, University of Kent

Lecturer in Molecular Biology and Reproduction, University of Kent

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The Y chromosome may be considered an expression of masculinity, however it is becoming more and more clear that it’s anything but strong and enduring. Even though it holds the “master switch” gene, SRY, that determines whether an embryo will build up as male (XY) or female (XX), it includes not many other genes and it is really the only chromosome not essential for a lifetime. Читать далее

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