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The XX chromosome in male: A case of sex reversal

Team Genetic Education 07/10/2018 No Comments All articles, Explore , , , , , , ,

You heard it right. I am talking about the XX chromosome in a male. XX chromosomes are universally present in a female. However, not frequent but XX chromosome may present in a male. In this article, we will discuss the rarest type of genetic defect which is uncommon in nature.  The role of the XX […]

Sex determination

Team Genetic Education 14/06/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles , , , ,

How sex determination varies from species to species? “A biological process by which sex of an individual is decided under the influence of genetic or environmental factor”. Sex determination is a complex biological process in nature. Different species have a different type of sex determination mechanism. Male produces male gametes and female produces female gametes […]

Mutation class 1: What is mutation?

Team Genetic Education 12/06/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles, Mutation , , , , , , , , ,

“Under the influence of environment and other adverse conditions, any alteration in nucleotide sequences of DNA is termed as mutations”. The term mutation was coined by Hugo De Vries. It is an important phenomenon in nature for the creation of variation. In routine life, we are faces so many unfavourable conditions- like adverse medication, contrast […]

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