Mutation, evolution and disease

A collection of post 16 resources about mutation, evolution and disease.  These resources are part of the post 16 genetics and genomics collection.


Evolution of the Y chromosome

How did the human Y chromosome become so small relative to its X counterpart? This animation depicts the 300-million-year odyssey of the sex chromosomes that began when the proto X and Y were an identical pair.

Used with permission from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Copyright (2001).  All rights...


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