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Sex supergene found in birds

Postby Pajarita » Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:33 am

This is an article about a study made with zebra finches but meant for human research. It's VERY interesting! I did not even know about supergenes! Apparently, the 'cluster' of genes called supergene is what determines heredity of the size, speed and shape of sperm - very cool!

https://phys.org/news/2017-07-sex-linke ... birds.html
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Re: Sex supergene found in birds

Postby Navre » Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:12 am

The researchers promised me that the fact that I had sex supergenes would not be revealed until I was dead!
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Re: Sex supergene found in birds

Postby Pajarita » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:54 am

:lol: You and the male zebra finches! No wonder you are a bird person!
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Re: Sex supergene found in birds

Postby Bird woman » Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:25 am

WELL NOW THAT THE CATS OUT OF THE BAG IM SURE THERES GOT TO BE A WAY WE CAN MARKET THOSE SUPER GENES OF YOURS AND MAKE SOME REAL MONEY FOR THE RESCUES! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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