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Stories by Karin Jegalian

Why the Y is so Weird

Our X and Y chromosomes make an odd couple. The X resembles any other chromosome, but the Ythe source of malenessis downright strange. How did the two come to differ so much?

February 1, 2001 — Karin Jegalian and Bruce T. Lahn

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