Taxon:

Marsupial

Gene:

X inactivation

Chromosome:

X

Location:

Description:

In marsupials, the maternally inherited X is active and the paternal X repressed or inactive (Sharman GB et al, 1971; Chandra HS et al, 1975).
For an excellent discussion see Deakin JE et al (2009).

Category:

Imprinted genes

Record:

246

Last Modified 8/3/2010

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