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SEX DETERMINATION The chromosomes which determine sex in the different organisms are called sex chromosomes. ‘Fhe term –sex– refers to the processes that enable species to exchange materials between homologous chromosomes. Ii causes recombination. Recombination is essential to their mechanism for reproduction. Work on inheritance of sex started after discovery of Menders ork in 1900. The discovery of sex chromosomes ...

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Sex Determination

XY – MECHANISM This pattern of sex determim tion is round in Drosophila, man and many other organisms. (a) Male: Male is XY. Mite is heterogametic. It produces two types of sex-determining sperms. Half the sperms carry X-chromosome and the other half carry Y — chromosome. Chances for both types of sperms are equal. ) Female: Female is XX. Female ...

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