Sex chromosomes, sex determination, and sex-linked sequences in Microtidae

@article{Marchal2003SexCS,
  title={Sex chromosomes, sex determination, and sex-linked sequences in Microtidae},
  author={J. A. Marchal and M. J. Acosta and M. Bullejos and R. D{\'i}az de la Guardia and A. S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Cytogenetic and Genome Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={101},
  pages={266 - 273}
}
  • J. A. Marchal, M. J. Acosta, +2 authors A. Sánchez
  • Published 2003
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Cytogenetic and Genome Research
  • The Arvicolidae is a widely distributed rodent group with several interesting characteristics in their sex chromosomes. Here, we summarize the actual knowledge of some of these characteristics. This mammalian group has species with abnormal sex determination systems. In fact, some species present the same karyotype in both males and females, with total absence of a Y chromosome, and hence of SRY and ZFY genes. Other species present fertile, sex-reversed XY females, generally due to mutations… CONTINUE READING
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