y-linked gene :
- n a gene located on a Y chromosome
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- From Liability to Viability: Genes on the Y Chromosome Prove Essential for Male Survival
The human Y chromosome has over the course of millions of years of evolution has preserved a small set of genes that has ensured not only its own survival but also the survival of men. Moreover, the vast majority of these tenacious genes appear to have little if any role in sex determination or sperm production. Taken together, these remarkable findings suggest that because these Y-linked genes ...
April 23, 2014 - Newswise