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

  • Susumu Ohno
Part of the Monographs on Endocrinology book series (ENDOCRINOLOGY, volume 1)

Abstract

In the previous chapter various consequences of X-autosome translocation were discussed. It was revealed that only one particular type of translocation does not handicap bearers of X-autosome translocation. This type persisted in certain species and produced the XY1Y2/XX scheme of the sex-determining mechanism. In this chapter, two unusual sex-determining mechanisms which are produced as a result of Y-autosome translocation shall be discussed.

Keywords

Placental Mammal Primordial Germ Cell Male Meiosis Autosome Translocation Dosage Compensation Mechanism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susumu Ohno
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyCity of Hope MedicalDuarteUSA

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