Gerd  gerdn at
Thu Sep 9 03:33:33 EST 1999

In article <7r4ios$9jq$1 at>, nlandau at
(Nicholas Landau) wrote:

>"HoneyCarmel" <HoneyCarmel at> writes:
>>Does anyone know if the blood line of children have anything to do with the
>>woman? Or is it determined only by the man to the male children?
>>The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
....You may be surprised to learn that men get slightly more
>genetic material from their mothers than from their fathers.  This is
>because men pass a short "Y" chromosome to their sons, which has little
>information.  Women instead pass a much, much larger "X" chromosome
>to their sons and their daughters....

...And in addition comes the genes of the mitochondria, which is only
inherited from the mother. So both male and females chare more genetic
information with the mother than with the father.


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