The second model would reveal how an extra X chromosome affected the male mice.
What does X stand for?
X stands for X Chromosome (genetics)
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- Perpendicular to Orbit Plane
- Personal Mark (or signature)
- Special Distribution (Air Force)
- Special Equipment (Stores 100 code)
- Strike (bowling)
- Telephone Extension
- Transfer (prefix)
- Unknown Quantity (variable)
- X Gene (X-Men)
- X Windows (TCP/IP-based network-oriented window system)
- X-ray (aviation letter code)
- Xerox Corporation
- Energetic High-Frequency Electromagnetic Radiation
- Experiment and Development Flotilla (landing craft; US Navy)
- Statistical Exchange Method
- X(Alpha)-Multiple Scattering
- X(Alpha) Scattered-Wave Method
Samples in periodicals archive:
Because if you're female, no matter what you do to your limbs and outward flourishes, you'll still have two X chromosomes.
The genetic activity of a single X chromosome is sufficient for a human cell, but women must somehow deal with a double dose.
The case of human DAZ challenges the prevailing view that most, if not all, Y chromosomal genes were once shared with the X chromosome.
While the X chromosome contains genes that direct a broad range of functions, such as blood clotting and some aspects of color perception, the Y chromosome for the most part bears only those genes responsible for male sexual characteristics.
Men have one X chromosome and one male-determining Y chromosome, while women have two X chromosomes.
The female cell has a pair of X chromosomes, one of which is usually curled up in an inactive form, while the male cell has only one X chromosome and one, much smaller, Y chromosome.