Forthcoming papers in Chromosome Research

ISSN: 0967-3849 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-6849 (electronic version)
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Updated January 15, 2012

Synapsis, recombination and chromatin remodeling in the XY body of armadillos.
R.B. Sciurano, M.I. Rahn, L. Rossi, J. Pablo, L. María, S. Merani and A.J. Solari

The frequency of heterologous synapsis increases with aging in Robertsonian heterozygous male mice.
C. Vasco, M. Manterola, J. Page, M. Zuccotti, R. de la Fuente, C.A. Redi, R. Fernandez-Donoso and S. Garagna

Genome Organization
Genomic organization and comparative chromosome mapping 1 of the U1 snRNA gene in cichlid fish, with an emphasis in Oreochromis niloticus.
D.C. Cabral-de-Mello1, G.T. Valente, R.T. Nakajima and C. Martins

Sex chromosomes and sex determining genes.
Guest Edited by Tariq Ezaz and Jenny Graves and will be published shortly.

Small but mighty: the evolutionary dynamics of W and Y sex chromosomes
Judith E. Mank

Is the Y chromosome disappearing? - Both sides of the argument
Darren K. Griffin

Sex and hedgehog: roles of genes in the hedgehog signaling pathway in mammalian sexual differentiation
Heather L Franco and Humphrey H.-C. Yao

The sex-specific region of sex chromosomes in animals and plants
Andrea R Gschwend, Laura A Weingartner, Richard C Moore and Ray Ming

SRY protein function in sex determination: thinking outside the box
Liang Zhao and Peter Koopman

Evidence for avian cell autonomous sex dentity (CASI) and implications for the sex-determination process
M Clinton, D Zhao, S Nandi and D McBride

Independent degeneration of W and Y sex chromosomes in frog Ranna rugosa
Ikuo Miura, Hiromi Ohtani and Mitsuaki Ogata

Molecular cloning and characterization of the repetitive DNA sequences that comprise the constitutive heterochromatin of the W chromosome of medaka fishes
Yusuke Takehana, Kiyoshi Naruse, Yusuke Asada, Yoichi Matsuda, Tadasu Shin-I, Yuji Kohara, Asao Fujiyama, Satoshi Hamaguchi and Mitsuru Sakaizumi

A role for estrogen in somatic cell fate of the mammalian gonad
Andrew Pask

Sex chromosome evolution in moths and butterflies
Ken Sahara, Atsuo Yoshido and Walther Traut

The potential role of microRNAs in regulating gonadal sex differentiation in the chicken embryo
Andrew D Cutting , Stephanie C Bannister, Tim J Doran, Andrew H Sinclair, Mark V L Tizard and Craig A. Smith

Dmrt1 mutation causes a male-to-female sex reversal after the sex determination by Dmy in the medaka
Haruo Masuyama, Masato Yamada, Yasuhiro Kamei, Tomoko Ishikawa, Takeshi Todo, Yoshitaka Nagahama and Masaru Matsuda

Molecular evolution of vertebrate sex-determining genes
Shuuji Mawaribuchi, Shin Yoshimoto, Shuntaro Ohashi, Nobuhiko Takamatsu, and Michihiko Ito

Are some chromosomes particularly good at sex? Insights from amniotes
Denis O’Meally, Tariq Ezaz, Arthur Georges, Stephen D Sarre, Jennifer A Marshall Graves

Multiple independent evolutionary losses of XY pairing at meiosis in the grey voles.
P.M. Borodin, E.A. Basheva, A.A. Torgasheva, O.A. Dashkevich, F.N. Golenishchev, I.V. Kartavteseva, K. Mekada and B.L. Dumont

Identification of mediator complex 26 (Crsp7) gametologs on platypus X1 and Y5 sex chromosomes: a candidate testis-determining gene in monotremes?
E. Tsend-Ayush, R.D. Kortschak, P. Bernard, S. Ly Lim and J. Ryan, et al.

Sox9 gene regulation and the loss of the XY/XX sex-determining mechanism in the mole vole Ellobius lutescens.
S. Bagheri-Fam, R. Sreenivasan, P. Bernard, K.C. Knower and R. Sekido, et al.

The Y chromosome of the Okinawa spiny rat, Tokudaia muenninki, was rescued through fusion with an autosome.
C. Murata, F. Yamada, N. Kawauchi, Y. Matsuda and A. Kuroiwa

The origin and differentiation process of X and Y chromosomes of the black marsh turtle (Siebenrockiella crassicollis, Geoemydidae, Testudines).
T. Kawagoshi, C. Nishida and Y. Matsuda