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Sex Chromosomes

Known as: Gonosome, Chromosome, Sex, Chromosomes, Sex 
The homologous chromosomes that are dissimilar in the heterogametic sex. There are the X CHROMOSOME, the Y CHROMOSOME, and the W, Z chromosomes (in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
What is meiotic sex chromosome inactivation? Meiotic sex chromosome inactivation, commonly referred to as MSCI, is an epigenetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
All snake species exhibit genetic sex determination with the ZZ/ZW type of sex chromosomes. To investigate the origin and… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
We review some recently published results on sex chromosomes in a diversity of species. We focus on several fish and some plants… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
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  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • 2004
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In birds and mammals, differences in development between the sexes arise from the differential actions of genes that are encoded… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
During meiotic prophase in male mammals, the X and Y chromosomes condense to form a macrochromatin body, termed the sex, or XY… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
Sex determination systems in plants have evolved many times from hermaphroditic ancestors (including monoecious plants with… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
In many sexually dimorphic species, a mechanism is required to ensure equivalent levels of gene expression from the sex… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Human sex chromosomes evolved from autosomes. Nineteen ancestral autosomal genes persist as differentiated homologs on the X and… Expand
Review
1996
Review
1996
In many species, sex is determined by a system based on X and Y chromosomes, the latter having lost much of their genetic… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Structurally distinct sex chromosomes (X and Y) are the most familiar mode of genetic sex determination and have evolved… Expand