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Sex Chromosomes

"Sex Chromosomes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The homologous chromosomes that are dissimilar in the heterogametic sex. There are the X CHROMOSOME, the Y CHROMOSOME, and the W, Z chromosomes (in animals in which the female is the heterogametic sex (the silkworm moth Bombyx mori, for example)). In such cases the W chromosome is the female-determining and the male is ZZ. (From King & Stansfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sex Chromosomes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sex Chromosomes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 40 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2009 and 2017
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