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Genetics. 2007 Apr;175(4):2039-42. Epub 2007 Feb 7.

The sex-determining locus in the tiger pufferfish, Takifugu rubripes.

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  • 1Fisheries Laboratory, University of Tokyo, Maisaka, Shizuoka 431-0214, Japan. akikuchi@mail.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Abstract

The tiger pufferfish (fugu), Takifugu rubripes, is a model fish that has had its genome entirely sequenced. By performing genomewide linkage analyses, we show that the sex of fugu is determined by a single chromosomal region on linkage group 19 in an XX-XY system.

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