MadSci Network: Genetics

Subject: What happens to the other X chromosome on women?

Date: Sun Feb 17 18:09:37 2002
Posted by Karan
Grade level: 10-12 School: The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts
City: Natchitoches State/Province: La Country: USA
Area of science: Genetics
ID: 1013987377.Ge

I was thinking one day in Genetics class that women have 2 X chromosomes and 
men have only one. Yet women don't have what men have. So what happens to that 
other X chromosome? Is it all suppressed? 


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