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SRY gene



An abbreviation for Sex-determining Region Y gene.


See also: sex determination, sex chromosome, Y chromosome

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Re: some food for thoughts

I am not trained in genetics but what intrigued me was this equation by author But look at the man. He is ... with X and Y is simply genetic switches. There are genes on the Y chromosome (SRY in particular) which are not in the X chromosome; and this gene does act as a switch ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:07 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
Replies: 24
Views: 16338

Nomenclature/designation question

For a loss-of-function nonsense mutation (C to T) in an SRY gene which would be the correct designation for the mutant allele? A) sry^m (^=superscript) B) sry^gln ...

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by geneticsquest
Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Nomenclature/designation question
Replies: 1
Views: 1652

God vs Evolution

... coffee". I have always been intrigued how these homeotic genes are able to direct the development of the organism. The best example is how a small mutation in the SRY gene will produce a XY person that is phenotipically female. Not to say that the ...

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by MrMistery
Sun Jan 20, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: God vs Evolution
Replies: 274
Views: 230950

mammary gland of male in mammals

... It's a question of evo-devo. During human development from the zygote, genes located on the X chromosome and on certain autosomes direct the beginning ... of ovaries. But later on, if the embryo has a Y chromosome, the SRY gene will direct the regression of the ovaries and development of tests. ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Oct 17, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
Replies: 18
Views: 17565

Can XY give birth?

sure it can. There have been cases. If the person has a mutation in the SRY gene, he(she) will phenotypically be a female and have a uterus. Select fertile eggs, do in ...

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by ramya
Mon Sep 24, 2007 6:08 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Can XY give birth?
Replies: 12
Views: 9870
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