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The XX chromosome in male: A case of sex reversal

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

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Sex determination

How sex determination varies from species to species? “A biological process by which the 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

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