The Y chromosome is vanishing – just what exactly can happen to males?

October 30, 2019Latin Dating Sites


Professor of Genetics, University of Kent

Lecturer in Molecular Biology and Reproduction, University of Kent

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Darren Griffin has present collaborative funds with JSR Genetics and Topigs Norsvin. Including BBSRC and Innovate British money. Improving quality that is oocyte enhance assisted reproduction in peri-pubertal pigs and cattle (BBSRC) – planning to begin. ?335,000 Tech Strategy Board (BBSRC – Inovate UK). Pig IVF and genetics: a path to international sustainability.

The Y chromosome might be an icon of masculinity, however it is becoming more and more clear that it’s certainly not strong and enduring. It contains very few other genes and is the only chromosome not necessary for life although it carries the “master switch” gene, SRY, that determines whether an embryo will develop as male (XY) or female (XX.

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