Taxon:

Insect

Gene:

Sciara sex determination

Chromosome:

General

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Description:

During the process of sex determination in the fungal gnat Sciaridae, the paternally derived X chromosomes are always eliminated. Crouse termed the expression "imprint" describing it as: the "imprint" ...is determined only by the sex of the germ line through which the chromosome has been inherited (Crouse HV, Genetics 1960;45:1429-43; Metz C. Am Nat 1938;72:485-520).

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Record:

243

Last Modified 20/10/2004

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