Autosome

Known as: Autosomal, autosomes 
A chromosome not involved in sex determination. The diploid human genome consists of a total of 46 chromosomes which includes 22 pairs of autosomes.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The history of human population size is important for understanding human evolution. Various studies have found evidence for a… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Monoallelic expression with random choice between the maternal and paternal alleles defines an unusual class of genes comprising… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The human X chromosome has a unique biology that was shaped by its evolution as the sex chromosome shared by males and females… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Several proteins implicated in the pathogenesis of polycystic kidney disease (PKD) localize to cilia. Furthermore, cilia are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The male-specific region of the Y chromosome, the MSY, differentiates the sexes and comprises 95% of the chromosome's length… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Haplotype-based methods offer a powerful approach to disease gene mapping, based on the association between causal mutations and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The protein neural retina leucine zipper (Nrl) is a basic motif–leucine zipper transcription factor that is preferentially… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Many previous estimates of the mutation rate in humans have relied on screens of visible mutants. We investigated the rate and… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
To identify specific genes affecting vulnerability or resistance, we performed a whole-autosomal genome scan for genetic linkage… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
X-chromosome inactivation was investigated cytologically using the modified Kanda method which differentially stains inactive X… (More)
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