Genetics - Barr body

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Genetics - Barr body

Post by kanagasundar » Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:05 am

hai guys
Please help me, Barr body is the inactivation of X chromosome in females. "If X chromosome is not inactivated what are effect on female.

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Post by sorin » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:17 am

Hi,
i don't know exactly what will happen but i'm quite sure if there is more than one fully active x chromosome this would very likely be lethal for the individual. you can compare it with an autosomal trisomy, where most are also lethal or are causing really severe clinical symptoms.

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Re: Genetics - Barr body

Post by kanagasundar » Wed Sep 29, 2010 4:01 pm

Thank u. I understand it.

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