"X"-rated chromosomal rendezvous

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Abstract

Female mammals inactivate one of their two X chromosomes to ensure a dosage of genes equal to that of males who contain a single X. A brief union between the pair of X chromosomes may initiate this inactivation process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1107-1109
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume311
Issue number5764
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 24 2006

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X Chromosome
Gene Dosage
Mammals

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Carrel, Laura. / "X"-rated chromosomal rendezvous. In: Science. 2006 ; Vol. 311, No. 5764. pp. 1107-1109.
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In: Science, Vol. 311, No. 5764, 24.02.2006, p. 1107-1109.

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