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  • n. Plural form of X-chromosome.

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Examples

  • Females have two X-chromosomes, whereas males have one X-chromosome and one Y-chromosome.

    X-linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

  • The entrepreneur teams also seem woefully low on X-chromosomes.

    Forbes.com: News

  • He formulated the now classic study showing the first definitive proof that one of the two X-chromosomes in human females is inactivated during early development, a fundamental biological mechanism.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Imbalances in X-linked gene dosage between the sexes are resolved by transcriptionally silencing one of two X-chromosomes in female cells of the early mammalian embryo.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • X-chromosomes, but men only have one; to maintain parity in the regulation of expression of

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • That means, of course, that all women are mosaic, with different X-chromosomes shut down in different cells.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • "As a result, males, who have one X-chromosome and one Y-chromosome, possess only one copy of this gene, while females, who have two X-chromosomes, carry two," Beaver said.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • If you ever imagined G. W.Bush (or even Rove or Cheney) with two X-chromosomes instead of an XY, well then vote for McBush and hope he resigns so Palin can take the Oval Office, and then all of your night-terrors shall become a reality.

    The Angry Black Woman

  • The WSJ's 8 Women To Watch In Tech - The Wall Street Journal's annual listicle dedicated to executives with two X-chromosomes is out.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • "As a result, males, who have one X-chromosome and one Y-chromosome, possess only one copy of this gene, while females, who have two X-chromosomes, carry two.

    Health News from Medical News Today

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