[Sex determination in mammals: state of the art].

  title={[Sex determination in mammals: state of the art].},
  author={Philippe Berta and Pascal de Santa Barbara and Brigitte Boizet and Nathalie Bonneaud and Brigitte Moniot and Francis Poulat},
  journal={Contraception, fertilite, sexualite},
  volume={27 6},
Sex determination relies on the translation of chromosomal sex established at fertilisation into gonadal sex (testis or ovary), and later into somatic sex (male or female) under the control of gonadal hormone secretions. The aim of the current review will be to highlight our knowledge of the key events which, in the presence of a Y chromosome, induce the… CONTINUE READING