The XY Body of the Cat (Felis catus): Structural Differentiations and Protein Immunolocalization.


The heteromorphic X and Y chromosomes behave in a special way in mammalian spermatocytes; they form the XY body and synapse only partially. The aim of this article was to study the origin and the role of the special differentiations in the XY pair of the domestic cat during pachytene by analyzing its fine structural characteristics and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000479569


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