Sexual development and the evolution of sex determination.

@article{Valenzuela2008SexualDA,
  title={Sexual development and the evolution of sex determination.},
  author={Nicole Valenzuela},
  journal={Sexual development : genetics, molecular biology, evolution, endocrinology, embryology, and pathology of sex determination and differentiation},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={64-72}
}
The evolution of sex had profound consequences for life on earth as it brought about the origin of males and females. Yet understanding the amazing variety of mechanisms employed by organisms to produce males and females has evaded scientific explanation. Developmental biology provides essential insight to understand how the sexes are formed, and how the regulatory network underlying sexual development changes over evolutionary time. This is a critical step in revealing why the diversity of… CONTINUE READING

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