Chromosome chain makes a link

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The platypus' sex chromosomes are as peculiar as its appearance. Five X and five Y chromosomes form a remarkable chain-like configuration in male reproductive cells that ensures appropriate sperm formation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)817-818
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume432
Issue number7019
StatePublished - Dec 16 2004

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Platypus
Sex Chromosomes
Y Chromosome
Spermatozoa
Chromosomes

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Carrel, L. (2004). Chromosome chain makes a link. Nature, 432(7019), 817-818.
Carrel, Laura. / Chromosome chain makes a link. In: Nature. 2004 ; Vol. 432, No. 7019. pp. 817-818.
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Chromosome chain makes a link. / Carrel, Laura.

In: Nature, Vol. 432, No. 7019, 16.12.2004, p. 817-818.

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