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22 July 2013

'Female' chromosome involved in sperm production

Researchers have found that the 'female' X chromosome may have an important function in sperm production.

Researchers have made the surprising finding that the "female" X chromosome may have an important function in sperm production.

Taken together, these two findings suggest that it's time to re-examine the biological and medical importance of the X chromosome, said the researchers at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Mass.

 
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