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Sex Chromosomes and Sex Determination in Vertebrates

By: AJ Solari

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32777 | ISBN: 0849345715
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This book surveys current knowledge of sex chromosomes and sex determination in all vertebrate classes relying on the restriction of the genetic recombination in sex chromosomes as the unifying concept of this subject.


Contents

Introduction: The Role of Sex Chromosomes. Sex Chromosomes and Sex Determination in Amphibia. Sex Chromosomes and Sex Determination in Reptiles. Sex Chromosomes, Sex Determination, and Meiosis in Birds. Sex Chromosomes and Sex Determination in Mammals: The Monotremes. Sex Chromosomes in Metatherians (Marsupials). Sex Chromosomes in Eutherian Mammals: Gene Dosage Compensation. The XY Body and Partial Synapsis in Eutherian Mammals. Recombination in the XY Pair of Eutherian Mammals. Sex Chromosomes and Sex Determination in the Mouse. Developmental and Genetic Aspects of Sex Determination in the Mouse. Unusual Gonosomal Systems: Lemmings and Akodon Rodents. Human Sex Chromosomes. Sex Chromosomes and Sex Determination in Fishes. Sex Chromosomes and Specialized Recombination Patterns. Appendix: The Discovery of Partial Synapsis.

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