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Genome Biol. 2010;11(9):134. doi: 10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-134. Epub 2010 Sep 27.

Unmasking a role for sex chromosomes in gene silencing.

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  • 1Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

Abstract

Several sexually dimorphic phenotypes correlate with sex-chromosome dosage rather than with phenotypic sex. New research suggests that sex chromosome dimorphism helps to regulate gene silencing.

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PMC2965378
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