X-chromosome

X-chromosome

The X-chromosome is one of the two human sex chromosomes. These are the chromosomes that code for sexual traits. That is, they are what makes our genetic gender female or male. In people, males have one X-chromosome and females have two X-chromosomes.

Sources & Resources

X chromosome – Wikipedia
X chromosome – Genetics Home Reference – NIH
The Secrets of the X Chromosome | JSTOR Daily

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