Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes Genetics Quiz

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What is the term for the condensed X-chromosome in females?

Barr body

Which geneticist proposed the Lyon Hypothesis?

Mary Lyon

What is the function of the Barr body in females?

Ensures equivalent gene expression levels

In males, which chromosome is much smaller than the X chromosome?

Y chromosome

What is the term for the process of X-chromosome inactivation in females?


Test your knowledge of sex determination and sex chromosomes with this genetics quiz! Explore the differences between X and Y chromosomes, as well as the unique genes they carry. Learn about the genetic differences between males and females and gain a deeper understanding of the role of sex chromosomes in inheritance.

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