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By Roger A. Pedersen

This sequence presents a entire survey of the main themes within the box of developmental biology. The volumes are worthwhile to researchers in animal and plant improvement, in addition to to scholars and pros who wish an advent to mobile and molecular mechanisms of improvement. This 12 months marks a huge milestone for the sequence because it completes its 30th yr of book, making it the longest-running discussion board for modern concerns in developmental biology.

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And Bianchi, M. E. (1992). SRY, like HMGl, recognizes sharp angles in DNA. EMBO J. 11, 4497-4506. Ford, C. E.. Jones, K. , Polani, P. , de, A. , and Briggs, J. H. (1959). A sexchromosome anomaly in a case of gonadal dysgenesis (Turner’s syndrome). Lancer 1, 711713. , Hampikian, G . , Renfree, M . , and Graves, J. (1992). Evolution of sex determination and the Y chromosome: SRY related sequences in marsupials. Nature (London) 359, 531-533. Foster, J. , Dominguez-Steglich, M. A,, Guioli, S . , Weller, P.

D. (1992b). Evidence for increased prevalence of SRY mutations in XY females with complete rather than partial gonadal dysgenesis. Amer. J. Hum. Genet. 51, 979-984. , and Cohen, D. (1993). Phenotypic conversions in renal development. J. Cell Sci. 17, 61-64. Hodgkin, J. ( 1990). Sex determination compared in Drosophila and Caenorhabditis. Nature (London) 344, 721-728. Hodgkin, J. (1992). Genetic sex determination, mechanisms and evolution. Bioessays 14, 253-261. , Shaman, A,, and Williams, N. (1994).

L. Q . . . K.. @ 25 been elucidated recently, there is no conservation at the molecular level of any of the specific players (Erickson and Cline, 1993; Hodgkin, 1990, 1992). , 1992, 1994). This suggests that sex has evolved independently a number of times and must be one of the most rapidly evolving systems in the organism. 1. Role of Sry in Mammalian Sex Determination D. The Hypothesis that Sry Expression I s in Balance with a Gene on the X Chromosome Mammalian sex determination depends on the presence of a Y chromosome, unlike sex determination in Drosophila melanogaster or Caenorhabditis elegans, which depend on the ratio of X chromosomes to autosomes.

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