Descriptor English: Sex Chromosomes
Descriptor Spanish: Cromosomas Sexuales
Descriptor Portuguese: Cromossomos Sexuais
Descriptor French: Chromosomes sexuels
Entry term(s): Gonosomes
Tree number(s): A11.284.187.865
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The homologous chromosomes that are dissimilar in the heterogametic sex. There are the X CHROMOSOME, the Y CHROMOSOME, and the W, Z chromosomes (in animals in which the female is the heterogametic sex (the silkworm moth Bombyx mori, for example)). In such cases the W chromosome is the female-determining and the male is ZZ. (From King & Stansfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH composition chimique
CL classification
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
EN enzymologie
GE génétique
IM immunologie
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PA anatomopathologie
PH physiologie
PS parasitologie
RE effets des radiations
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
Entry Combination: abnormalities:Sex Chromosome Aberrations
DeCS ID: 13111
Unique ID: D012730
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Chromosomes sexuels - Preferred
Concept UI M0019731
Preferred term Chromosomes sexuels
Entry term(s) Gonosomes

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