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Human and herring X and Y chromosomes

Image   •   Sep 07, 2020 20:00 BST

A comparison of human and herring X and Y chromosomes. The old human chromosome Y is small and contains few genes. The young herring chromosome Y retains all genes present on chromosome X and has an additional three genes in the sex-determining region.
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Photographer / Source Nima Rafati
Size 611 KB
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Image dimensions 3437 x 1933 pixels