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Z chromosome linked DMRT1 determines sex in Birds

By | April 27, 2021

Andrew Sinclair’s group in Murdoch children research institute in Australia deciphered the mechanism involved in avian sex determination, which has been a long-standing mystery in the field of developmental biology. Prof Sinclair’s group focuses on sex determination, and aims to understand how genes control gonad development. Development of the gonads (testes or ovaries) requires the… Read More »