H-Y Evolution


The female: male sex ratio in litters born to C57 black mice immunized with male spleen preparations is 2∶1 and males were stillborn. In additionDrosophila busckii males are H-Y antigen positive. It is argued that H-Y is the primary testicular determinant and that this role is evolutionarily ancient.

DOI: 10.1007/BF01952324

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@article{Pech1980HYE, title={H-Y Evolution}, author={Peter Pech{\'a}ň and Megan Tracey}, journal={Experientia}, year={1980}, volume={36}, pages={356-357} }