"X"-rated chromosomal rendezvous

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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
Issue number5764
StatePublished - Feb 24 2006

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