Determination and stability of sex

@article{Ottolenghi2007DeterminationAS,
  title={Determination and stability of sex},
  author={Chris Ottolenghi and Manuela Uda and Laura Crisponi and Shakib Omari and Antonio Cao and Antonino Forabosco and David Schlessinger},
  journal={BioEssays},
  year={2007},
  volume={29}
}
How is the embryonic bipotential gonad regulated to produce either an ovary or a testis? In males, transient early activation of the Y chromosome Sry gene makes both germ cells and soma male. However, in females, available evidence suggests that the process of ovary sex determination may take place independently in the germline and somatic lineages. In addition, in contrast to testis, in ovary somatic cells, female‐to‐male gonadal sex reversal can occur at times throughout ovary development and… 
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