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Chickens Possess issues vis-a-vis their sexual identity

March 15th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 15 (Pen Men at Work): Certain chickens have dilemmas that pertain to their sexual personality, swinging back and forth around with half-male and half-female plumage.Now, investigators have worked out the ... Read more...

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Why some chickens are half male and half female

March 11th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): A new study have solved a puzzle that has baffled scientists for centuries - why some birds appear to be male on one side of the body and ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher unveils gene behind autoimmune disease lupus

March 30th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A gene linked to the autoimmune disease lupus, and its location on the X chromosome can explain why females are 10 times more susceptible to the disease than ... Read more...

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Males and females developed from hermaphroditic ancestors.

November 21st, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): In a new study on plants, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have provided evidence of the first stages of the evolution of separate sexes - a ... Read more...

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Study reveals how males make up for their X chromosome shortage

May 30th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Uncovering new insights into how sex chromosomes are regulated, researchers at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, and the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) in Hinxton, ... Read more...

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Fungi may help unravel the origin of sex chromosomes

March 18th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found that there are striking similarities between the parts of DNA that determine mating types in certain fungi and the parts of DNA that ... Read more...

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First sex chromosome gene involved in meiosis, male infertility identified

March 15th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 15 (ANI): In a study on mice, veterinary researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered an X chromosome gene, TEX11, which, if disrupted, may render males sterile ... Read more...

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