Translation of y chromosome in Spanish:

y chromosome

cromosoma Y, n.


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    cromosoma Y masculine
    • If a gene on the Y chromosome mutates, that piece of the male genetic code may disappear.
    • Genes in the second group are expressed exclusively in testes and form gene families on the Y chromosome.
    • Bone marrow derived cells were identified by the presence of the Y chromosome, ordinarily found only in males.
    • This is particularly so for sheltered chromosomes without recombination such as the Y chromosome in mammals.
    • Evidence for concerted evolution of repeated sequences on the human Y chromosome has recently been presented.