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42.9
20
98.7
97.5
42.9
98.8
20
98.7
97.5
89.3
49.7
45.3
24.2
19.5

girls by default?

Boys are boys thanks to the precocious action of ‘male’ proteins such as SRY. In the absence of male proteins, the foetus becomes a girl. So are girls, girls by default? The concept dates from the 1950s and the question remains open…

naked

AR: This gene codes for an androgen receptor which is involved in the development of the male sexual characters, and associated with male baldness.

Duchenne

DMD: This gene is associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, characterized by muscle paralysis.

Rett syndrome

MECP2: This gene is associated with Rett syndrome (mental retardation).

nerve transmission

GABRA3: This gene is involved in nerve impulse transmission.

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