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… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
He travelled to the UK to print volumes of his book and then offered Birds of America to wealthy Britons. The copy now on sale… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Diverse sex-chromosome systems are found in vertebrates, particularly in teleost fishes, where different systems can be found in… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Many different environmental and genetic sex-determination mechanisms are found in nature. Closely related species can… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Many diverse systems for sex determination have evolved in plants and animals. One involves physically distinct (heteromorphic… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sex chromosomes are primary determinants of sexual dimorphism in many organisms. These chromosomes are thought to arise via the… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The satellite DNA (satellite III) which is mainly represented in the female of Elaphe radiata (Ophidia, Colubridae) has been… (More)
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