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The Y chromosome is a chromosome that makes someone a boy or a girl. It is in most mammals, including humans. It contains the gene SRY, which triggers testis development, thus makes an animal male or female.
Related pages [change]
- Bainbridge, David A. 2003. The X in sex: how the X chromosome controls our lives. Harvard.
Other websites [change]
- Genetic Genealogy: About the use of mtDNA and Y chromosome analysis in ancestry testing
- Human Genome Project Information — Human Chromosome Y Launchpad
- On Topic — The Y Chromosome - From the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
- Nature — focus on the Y chomosome
- National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) — Use of Novel Mechanism Preserves Y Chromosome Genes
- Ysearch.org - Public Y-DNA database
- Y Chromosome Consortium (YCC)