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WHAT DOES Y-CHROMOSOME MEAN IN ENGLISH?
The Y chromosome is one of two sex chromosomes in mammals, including humans, and many other animals. The other is the X chromosome. Y is the sex-determining chromosome in many species, since it is the presence or absence of Y that determines male or female sex. In mammals, the Y chromosome contains the gene SRY, which triggers testis development. The DNA in the human Y chromosome is composed of about 59 million base pairs. The Y chromosome is passed only from father to son, so analysis of Y chromosome DNA may thus be used in genealogical research. With a 30% difference between humans and chimpanzees, the Y chromosome is one of the fastest evolving parts of the human genome. To date, over 200 Y-linked genes have been identified. All Y-linked genes are expressed and hemizygous except in the cases of aneuploidy such as Klinefelter's Syndrome or XXYY syndrome.
The translations of Y-chromosome from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Y-chromosome» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «Y-CHROMOSOME» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Y-chromosome» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Y-chromosome» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Y-chromosome
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «Y-CHROMOSOME»
Discover the use of Y-chromosome in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Y-chromosome and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
American Indian MtDNA, YChromosome Genetic Data, and the ...
The field of molecular anthropology has grown in recent years with the advent of new methodologies and theoretical assumptions.
Peter N. Jones, 2004
The YChromosome and Male Germ Cell Biology in Health and ...
This book is a timely document of advances made in the field of male gonad and germ cell research in the postgenomic era.
Wai-Yee Chan, 2007
Adam's Curse: A Future Without Men
A study of the defining characteristics of men, and the Y chromosome in their DNA, draws on scientific research to explore such issues as the potential for a male homosexual gene and the genetic causes of male aggression.
Bryan Sykes, 2004
Forensic DNA Typing: Biology, Technology, and Genetics of ...
(a) 154 Mb Heterochromatic region (not sequenced) ~30 Mb Non-Recombining
Portion of Y Chromosome (NRY) reco mbination recombination
Pseudoautosomal Region 2 (PAR2) Pseudoautosomal Region 1 (PAR1) Male-
specific region of ...
John M. Butler, 2005
Catalogue of Unbalanced Chromosome Aberrations in Man
This text presents a comprehensive and updated catalogue of the already large, and rapidly growing number of chromosome aberrations in man. The consistent structure of the text and references provide for rapid orientation.
Albert Schinzel, 2001
Human Reproductive Biology
The majority of the Y contains DNA sequences unique to this chromosome.
Several genes have been identified on the Y chromosome (see HIGHLIGHT box
5-1). Most of these have essential roles in spermatogenesis; mutations in these
Richard E. Jones, Kristin H. Lopez, 2006
Mitochondrial DNA and Y-chromosome Variation of Eastern ...
The data were obtained from the Y Chromosome Haplotype Reference Database
(YHRD), a collaborative online database (www.yhrd.org) maintained and used by
the international forensic and scientific communities. Specifically, the data ...
Mark Zlojutro, 2008
on the Y chromosome, termed Zfy- 1 and Zfy-2. the regions necessary for
spermatogenesis (GOODFEL- LOW et al. 1993). In addition, BURGOYNE et al. (
1992) and Conway et al. (1994) provided evidence from Y chromosome deletion
Assessing Y-chromosome Variation in the South Pacific Using ...
Since the mtDNA and Y chromosome have 1⁄4 the effective population size of the
autosomal DNA, they are extremely sensitive to the influence of genetic drift.
Additionally, the practice of Oceanic matrilocality may produce this pattern (Hage
Krista Erin Latham, 2008
Human Chromosome Variation: Heteromorphism and Polymorphism: ...
Am J Med Genet 26:95–101 Hou JW, Wang TR (1999) Study of human Ychromosome polymorphism in Taiwan. Acta Paediatr Twaiwan 40:302–304
Soudek D, Laraya P (1974) Longer Y chromosome in criminals. Clin Genet 6:225
Herman Edwin Wyandt, Vijay S. Tonk, 2011
3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «Y-CHROMOSOME»
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Elucigene Diagnostics to Launch CE-Marked Y-Chromosome …
The firm's new Y-chromosome microdeletion test will be available in Europe as a CE-marked in vitro diagnostic next week, with an official marketing launch of ... «GenomeWeb, Jul 15»
The Y-chromosome point mutation rate in humans
Lines between squares represent Y-chromosome transmission events. The filled squares represent males demarcating the branches to which mutations can be ... «Nature.com, Mar 15»
Study Says Oldest Known Human Y-Chromosome Branch Dates to …
An extremely rare African American Y chromosome found in an individual who submitted his DNA to a company specializing in DNA analysis to trace family ... «Sci-News.com, Mar 13»
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