Molecular phylogenetics of the hominoid Y chromosome

AbstractThe Human Y-chromosome plays a central role in sex determination, and is composed of DNA sequences homologous to the Y-chromosome, families of Y-specific repetitive DNA sequences, and single copy sequences. We investigated the chromosomal location of Y-specific DNA sequences, in the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), gorilla (Gorilla gorilla), and… CONTINUE READING