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Y chromosome

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

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One for sorrow 18 October 2021 Comment
Gene carried by one in 3000 men increases risk of type 2 diabetes 12 July 2021 News
TV Review: DNA Family Secrets 12 April 2021 Review
Y-chromosome-linked infertility discovered 12 April 2021 News
Immunity gene mutations and autoantibodies linked to severe COVID-19 28 September 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
Sperm from stem cells could help some types of male infertility 21 August 2017 News
X chromosome may offer females protection against cancer 28 November 2016 News
Growing sperm in the lab: an embryonic science 7 March 2016 Comment
Y chromosomes of gorillas could answer questions about male infertility 7 March 2016 News
Prenatal test detects cancer in mothers 20 July 2015 News
DNA links Kennewick Man to Native Americans 22 June 2015 News
Event Review: Pint of Science Festival - From Sticky Sperm to Sugary Doughnuts 26 May 2015 Review
Smoking can 'erase' the Y chromosome 15 December 2014 News
Polygamy left its mark on human genome 29 September 2014 News
Myth replacement therapy: MPs debate the science of mitochondria 8 September 2014 Comment
Skin cells from infertile men transformed into early-stage sperm 6 May 2014 News
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