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Chromosomes xy Chromosomes xy
39.9
11.3
26.6
42.6
39.9
11.3
26.6
42.6
Male or female… all about an angle

Male or female… all about an angle

We all know the difference between a man and a woman. Yet, on the molecular level, the difference between a little boy and a little girl is very very small. So small, in fact, that a change of angle can cause a gender problem.

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the birth of sperm cells

RBMY1A1: This gene is involved in spermatogenesis and associated with a type of infertility.

cheese!

AMELY: This gene is involved in producing tooth enamel.

good for our arteries

TMSB4Y: This gene codes for a protein involved in coronary artery development. An ideal candidate for the treatment of coronary heart disease.

infertility

DAZ1/DAZ2/DAZ3/DAZ4: These genes are involved in spermatogenesis. A deletion in this region of the Y chromosome is the most frequent cause of inherited male infertility.

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