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Male and female sex cell determination requires lifelong maintenance and protection

May 22, 2014

biology graphic The way in which the sex of an organism is determined may require lifelong maintenance, according to new research from the University of Minnesota. In a study published today in the journal Developmental Cell, sex-specific transcription factors perform lifelong work to maintain sexual determination and protect against reprogramming of cells from one sex to the other. Full Story

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