Molecular analysis of the sex-determining region of the platyfish Xiphophorus maculatus.

Abstract

Due to the presence of genetically well-defined sex chromosomes, with a relatively restricted sex-determination region containing markers identified at the molecular level, the platyfish Xiphophorus maculatus is one of the best models for the positional cloning of a master sex-determining gene in fish. Both male and female heterogametes and three different… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/zeb.2006.3.299

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