Z chromosome

The sex chromosome present in both sexes of species in which the female is the heterogametic sex. Two copies of the Z chromosome are present in each… (More)

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2010
Highly Cited
2010
In birds, as in mammals, one pair of chromosomes differs between the sexes. In birds, males are ZZ and females ZW. In mammals… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Recent reports have suggested that birds lack a mechanism of wholesale dosage compensation for the Z sex chromosome. This… (More)
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2009
2009
In many organisms, dosage compensation is needed to equalize sex-chromosome gene expression in males and females. Several genes… (More)
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2007
2007
Most Z chromosome genes in birds are expressed at a higher level in ZZ males than in ZW females, and thus are relatively… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Interbreeding between species (hybridization) typically produces unfit offspring. Reduced hybridization should therefore be… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Recent progress of chicken genome projects has revealed that bird ZW and mammalian XY sex chromosomes were derived from different… (More)
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2006
2006
Several lines of evidence suggest that the X chromosome of various animal species has an unusual complement of genes with sex… (More)
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2004
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2004
The human X chromosome exhibits four "evolutionary strata," interpreted to represent distinct steps in the process whereby… (More)
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2004
2004
Understanding the population genetic factors that shape genome variability is pivotal to the design and interpretation of studies… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Birds are difficult to sex. Nestlings rarely show sex-linked morphology and we estimate that adult females appear identical to… (More)
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