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X chromosome

One of two sex chromosomes that are the main determinant gender. Human females have two X chromosome, whereas males have an X and Y chromosome.

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Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters 19 February 2018 News
Offer egg freezing to all with medical need, say guidelines 8 January 2018 News
Gene therapy halts fatal child brain disease 9 October 2017 News
Sperm from stem cells could help some types of male infertility 21 August 2017 News
Baldness linked to over 280 genes 20 February 2017 News
X chromosome may offer females protection against cancer 28 November 2016 News
Gene mutation may hold key to muscular dystrophy treatment 16 November 2015 News
Prenatal test detects cancer in mothers 20 July 2015 News
3D map of human genome shows DNA 'loops' 15 December 2014 News
Return of the 'gay gene' 24 November 2014 News
Revamped gene therapy for 'bubble boy' immune condition does well in trial 13 October 2014 News
Homosexuality is inherited, says psychology study 17 February 2014 News
Autoimmune diseases may stem from Neanderthal genes 3 February 2014 News
Gene therapy looking good for inherited blindness 16 January 2014 News
Male chromosome not dying out, say researchers 13 January 2014 News
'Female chromosome' might make a man a man 29 July 2013 News
Down's syndrome chromosome 'can be silenced' 22 July 2013 News
Men might escape extinction according to monkey Y chromosome study 27 February 2012 News
Sex determination possible at five weeks after conception 23 January 2012 News
TV Review: Me, My Sex and I 17 October 2011 Review
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