MadSci Network: Genetics

Subject: Barr body chromosome selection

Date: Mon Apr 7 21:56:49 2003
Posted by Owen
Grade level: teacher/prof School: Murwillumbah High
City: Murwillumbah State/Province: NSW Country: Australia
Area of science: Genetics
ID: 1049770609.Ge

Is it the case that all the daughters of a female's cell will have the same (ie 
maternal or paternal) X-chromosome inactivated as the parent cell?  If not, is 
it random which chromosome is inactivated?

Re: Barr body chromosome selection

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