Book Volume 1 1967

Sex Chromosomes and Sex-Linked Genes

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ISBN: 978-3-642-88180-0 (Print) 978-3-642-88178-7 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

  2. Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 1-4

      Introduction

  3. Evolution of Vertebrate Sex Chromosomes and Genomes

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      Chapter

      Pages 5-13

      Evidence Indicating that the X and the Y or the Z and the W were Originally an Homologous Pair of Ordinary Chromosomes

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      Pages 13-24

      Differentiation of the Primitive Sex Elements at the Expense of the Y or W, and the Conservation of the Original X or Z

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      Pages 24-46

      Polyphyletic Evolution of Vertebrates

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      Chapter

      Pages 46-73

      Conservation of the Original X and Homology of the X-linked Genes in Placental Mammals

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      Pages 73-81

      Conservation of the Original Z-Chromosome by Diverse Avian Species and Homology of the Z-linked Genes

  4. Evolution of Dosage Compensation Mechanism for Sex-linked Genes

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      Pages 82-91

      The Basic Difference in Constitution between the Mammalian X and the Drosophila X

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      Pages 91-100

      The Two Different Means of Achieving Dosage Compensation for X-linked Genes Employed by Drosophila and Mammals

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      Chapter

      Pages 101-112

      Various Consequences of the Dosage Compensation by X-inactivation

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      Pages 112-123

      The Conservation of the Original X and Dosage Compensation in the Face of X-polysomy

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      Pages 123-135

      Three Different Consequences of X-autosome Translocation

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      Chapter

      Pages 136-143

      The Consequences of Y-autosome Translocation and the XO as the Normal Female of Certain Mammalian Species

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      Pages 144-148

      Apparent Absence of Dosage Compensation for Z-linked Genes of Avian Species

  5. On So-called Sex-determining Factors and the Act of Sex Determination

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      Pages 149-154

      Elucidation of So-called Sex-determining Factors

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      Pages 154-174

      Time and Place of Action of Sex-determining Factors in Ontogeny

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 175-192