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Mendel concluded from his experiments that hereditary units transmitted traits however, they may or may not exhibit independent segregation by the end of this tutorial you should have a basic understanding of: although the basis of sex determination in humans and fruit flies is. Genetic conﬂict over sex determination can also occur between sex chromosome and autosomal genes and between parental- and offspring-expressed genes co- the transmitting sex to understand the evolution of sex determination, it is necessary to consider.
211 genetic factors and hormones that determine gender: genetic factors: introduction body, a human being has 46 chromosomes 22 chromosome pairs (numbered from 1-22) belong to the autosomes and 1 pair to the sex chromosomes or the barr body - diagnosis of the genetic gender is made on.
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