Unmasking a role for sex chromosomes in gene silencing
Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Genome Biology 2010, 11:134 doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-134Published: 27 September 2010
Several sexually dimorphic phenotypes correlate with sex-chromosome dosage rather than with phenotypic sex. New research suggests that sex chromosome dimorphism helps to regulate gene silencing.