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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… 
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Genetic sex determination by W and Z chromosomes has developed independently in different groups of organisms. To better… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In therian mammals (placentals and marsupials), sex is determined by an XX female: XY male system, in which a gene (SRY) on the Y… 
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… 
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… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
  • A. Arnold
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 7419814
In birds and mammals, differences in development between the sexes arise from the differential actions of genes that are encoded… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Sex determination systems in plants have evolved many times from hermaphroditic ancestors (including monoecious plants with… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
In many sexually dimorphic species, a mechanism is required to ensure equivalent levels of gene expression from the sex… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Human sex chromosomes evolved from autosomes. Nineteen ancestral autosomal genes persist as differentiated homologs on the X and… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
Structurally distinct sex chromosomes (X and Y) are the most familiar mode of genetic sex determination and have evolved…