An SNP-Based Linkage Map for Zebrafish Reveals Sex Determination Loci

  title={An SNP-Based Linkage Map for Zebrafish Reveals Sex Determination Loci},
  author={Kevin M. Bradley and Joan P. Breyer and David B. Melville and Karl W. Broman and Ela W. Knapik and Jeffrey R. Smith},
  journal={G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics},
  pages={3 - 9}
A surprising diversity of mechanisms controls sex determination of vertebrate organisms, even among closely related species. Both genetic and temperature-dependent systems of sex determination have been described in teleost fish. In the common zebrafish model organism, heteromorphic sex chromosomes are not observed, and the potential role of a genetic component of sex determination remains largely unknown. Here we report a genome-wide linkage study of sex determination in zebrafish using a… 

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