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Dosage compensation

Dosage compensation

(Science: genetics) a genetic regulatory mechanism which operates to equalise the phenotypic expression of characteristics determined by genes on the x chromosome so that they are equally expressed in the xy male and the xx female.


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Please help me put these terms into the correct category

... show exactly the same as their parents. Taking example of calico cat in dosage compensation. The calico cat can has both parents that is not calico cat and the mechanism ...

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by magicsiew
Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Please help me put these terms into the correct category
Replies: 7
Views: 9481

Chromosomes

... detrimental, since you stated whole chromosomes. It all has to do with dosage compensation of gene products. This is why even the double X chromosomes in females has to ...

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by kolean
Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Chromosomes
Replies: 5
Views: 1818

Anyone know much on Hemizygous?

... my experience is that many students (and graduates) are not aware of dosage compensation, so statements that because females are XX they are homozygous for the X chromosome ...

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by PoOr
Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:07 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Anyone know much on Hemizygous?
Replies: 10
Views: 8052

Anyone know much on Hemizygous?

... my experience is that many students (and graduates) are not aware of dosage compensation, so statements that because females are XX they are homozygous for the X chromosome ...

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by wbla3335
Fri Jul 27, 2007 6:44 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Anyone know much on Hemizygous?
Replies: 10
Views: 8052

The Fiber Disease

... and mammals remodel the architecture of the X chromosome to achieve dosage compensation. A novel class of noncoding RNAs that paint entire chromosomes are centrally involved ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 4988544
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