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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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Immunity gene mutations and autoantibodies linked to severe COVID-19 28 September 2020 News
Complete human chromosome sequenced for first time 20 July 2020 News
Book Review: The Better Half - On the genetic superiority of women 8 June 2020 Review
Genetic cause for testes developing in people with female chromosomes 8 June 2020 News
Extremely rare semi-identical twins identified for second time 4 March 2019 News
Gene protecting against leukaemia found in males 14 May 2018 News
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
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