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The Sensitive Y

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the human Y chromosome is sensitive to environmental factors. Michael Weiss and his colleagues examined clinical mutations in SRY, the sex-determining region of the Y chromosome, focusing on variants inherited by XY sterile daughters from fertile fathers.

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