Gonadal sex determination and differentiation

Koopman, Peter and Wilhelm, Dagmar (2006). Gonadal sex determination and differentiation. In Alessandro Finazzi-Agrò (Ed.), Encyclopedia of life sciences (pp. 1-7) Chichester U.K.: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1038/npg.els.0004361

Author Koopman, Peter
Wilhelm, Dagmar
Title of chapter Gonadal sex determination and differentiation
Title of book Encyclopedia of life sciences
Place of Publication Chichester U.K.
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Publication Year 2006
Sub-type Chapter in textbook
DOI 10.1038/npg.els.0004361
ISBN 9780470015902
Editor Alessandro Finazzi-Agrò
Start page 1
End page 7
Total pages 7
Language eng
Subjects 0604 Genetics
Abstract/Summary The development of male or female sex in the embryo is dependent on whether testes or ovaries develop from the primordial gonads. This decision is in turn controlled by the function of a gene, SRY, found on the Y chromosome in mammals.
Keyword SRY determination
Sex reversal
Y chromosome
Testis development
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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