Diff. between female and male chromosomes?

Song-Muh Jong sjj at srcros1.pathology.ufl.edu
Thu Mar 24 08:38:09 EST 1994


Hello,

I used to have an impression that human chromosomes are the simple 23 pairs. 
However, the linkage maps of human chromosomes indicate that female maps are 
larger than male maps. Can someone explain this phenomenon?

TIA,

Song-Muh

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