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Various Consequences of the Dosage Compensation by X-inactivation

  • Susumu Ohno
Part of the Monographs on Endocrinology book series (ENDOCRINOLOGY, volume 1)

Abstract

The invariably hemizygous expression of the X-linked gene in the mammalian female should result in the visibly mosaic appearance of heterozygous females if the female carries a mutant gene which affects individual melanocytes or epidermal cells.

Keywords

House Mouse Dosage Compensation Autosomal Gene Hypochromic Anemia Variable Amino Acid Sequence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susumu Ohno
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyCity of Hope MedicalDuarteUSA

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