Subject: Why dosage compensation doesnt apply to autosomes?
Date: Tue Aug 14 13:51:41 2001
Posted by Rajesh
Grade level: undergrad
City: chennai State/Province: TN
Area of science: Genetics
In females the extra X chromosome is inactivated at random(lyon's Hypothesis)
to keep the level of expressed genes at constant level in both males and
females. But why cant this happen with the autosomes/does it happen? I could be
wrong in the basics...plz explain. Thank you.
Re: Why dosage compensation doesnt apply to autosomes?
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