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Effects of human X and Y chromosomes on oral and craniofacial morphology

Mathias Grön

Effects of human X and Y chromosomes on oral and craniofacial morphology

by Mathias Grön

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Published by Oulun Yliopisto in Oulu, Finland .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis--University of Oulu, 1999.

StatementMathias Grön.
SeriesActa Universitatis Ouluensis. Medica D -- 546, Acta Universitatis Ouluensis -- 546.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various paging) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19262845M
ISBN 109514253744

Female abnormalities are due to variations in the number of X chromosomes. Male abnormalities are the result of irregular numbers of either the X or the Y chromosome or both. Female Sex Chromosome Abnormalities. Turner syndrome occurs when females inherit only one X chromosome--their genotype is X 0 (i.e., monosomy X). If they survive to birth. DNA, chromosomes, and genomes. Homologous chromosomes, sister chromatids, and haploid/diploid. If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains .

  Human cells contain 23 pairs of chromosomes for a total of There are 22 pairs of autosomes (non-sex chromosomes) and one pair of sex chromosomes. The sex chromosomes are the X chromosome and the Y chromosome. Sex Chromosomes. In human sexual reproduction, two distinct gametes fuse to form a zygote. THE SEX CHROMOSOMES • In humans both the male and the female have two sex chromosomes -XX in the female and – XY in the male. • The Y chromosome is much smaller than the X chromosome. • Genes on the Y chromosome include testis determining factor known as SRY gene. • Other genes on the Y chromosome are known to be important.

  The 22 autosomes are numbered by size. The other twochromosomes, X and Y, are the sex picture of the human chromosomes lined up in pairs is called a karyotype. Image Credit: U.S. Other articles where X chromosome is discussed: blood group: Blood groups and genetic linkage: in being located on the X chromosome. Genes carried by the X chromosome are said to be sex-linked. Since the blood groups are inherited in a regular fashion, they can be used as genetic markers in family studies to investigate whether any two particular loci are sited on the same.


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Effects of human X and Y chromosomes on oral and craniofacial morphology by Mathias Grön Download PDF EPUB FB2

Assuming genetic pleiotropy, that the effects of the X and Y chromosomes on cell secretory function and proliferation are not limited to the teeth, sexual dimorphism in such matters as, torus mandibularis,64, 65 skeletal maturation11, 33 and statural growth are also explained by their differential action.

The sex ratio (the ratio of the number of males to that of females) at birth as well as Cited by: EFFECTS OF HUMAN X AND Y CHROMOSOMES ON ORAL AND CRANIOFACIAL MORPHOLOGY Studies of 46,XY females, 47,XYY males X/46,XX females MATHIAS GRÖN Academic Dissertation to be presented with the assent of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, for public discussion in Auditorium 1 of the Institute of Dentistry.

It is suggested that these differential effects of the X and Y chromosomes on growth explain the expression of sexual dimorphism in various somatic features.

These include tooth crown and root size, crown shape and the number of the teeth, and under the assumption of genetic pleiotropy, torus mandibularis, statural growth, and sex by:   Human cells normally contain 23 pairs of chromosomes, for a total of 46 chromosomes in each cell.

A change in the number of chromosomes can cause problems with growth, development, and function of the body's systems. These changes can occur during the formation of reproductive cells (eggs and sperm), in early fetal development, or in any cell.

Each human cell contains 23 pairs of chromosomes that carry DNA within their nucleus. The X and Y chromosomes are one such pair.

They determine the biological sex, reproductive organs, and sexual. The human genome is organized into 23 pairs of chromosomes (22 pairs of autosomes and one pair of sex chromosomes), with each parent contributing one chromosome per pair.

The X and Y chromosomes, also known as the sex chromosomes, determine the biological sex of an individual: females inherit an X chromosome from the father for a XX genotype, while males inherit a Y.

The X chromosome is about three times larger than the Y chromosome, containing about genes, while the Y chromosome has about 55 genes. Female mammals have two X chromosomes in every cell.

However, one of the X chromosomes is inactivated. Such inactivation stops transcription from occurring, hence making sure a potentially toxic double dose. Morphology of chromosome. Nucleoplasm is the inner mass of the nue iCUS.

Nucleoplasm contains chromosomes. The DNA is organized with proteins to form chromosomes. The chromosomes are thread like during interphase. So they cannot be identified as individual structures. Thus the chromosomes are appeared as mass of stained material.

Objective: Previous results regarding human sex chromosome aneuploidies have shown that the X and Y chromosomes affect tooth size and morphology. This study looked for the effect of. Chromosome Morphology Chromosomes are thread like structures, which can be easily observed and counting during metaphase stages of mitosis.

Each chromosome has a point of attachment to the mitotic spindle, called the centromere. The position of centromere determines the shape of the chromosome.

The Y chromosome is one of the two sex chromosomes in humans (the other is the X chromosome). The sex chromosomes form one of the 23 pairs of human chromosomes in each cell.

The Y chromosome spans more than 59 million building blocks of DNA (base pairs) and represents almost 2 percent of the total DNA in cells. The term karyotype refers to a display of the chromosomes of a cell by lining them up, beginning with the largest chromosome and with the short arm oriented toward the top (Figure ).In humans, seven (A–G) groups of autosomes are recognized.

Sex chromosomes (X,Y) are placed at the end. A diagram of the karyotype based on chromosome measurements in many cells is called an ideogram. The chromosomes are the genetic storage material of all the eukaryotes, and the number varies from 10 to 50 chromosomes: e.g.

human have 23 pairs of or 46 chromosomes. Although it is more about DNA, proteins also form a part of chromosomes. Duplicated chromosomes are known as chromatids that are joined together by centromere. Shape. Family and twin studies suggest that a substantial genetic component underlies individual differences in craniofacial morphology.

In the current study, we quantified craniofacial traits in individuals from two inbred medaka (Oryzias latipes) strains, HNI and Hd-rR. Relative distances between defined landmarks were measured in digital images of the medaka head region. The human sex chromosomes, X and Y, evolved over the past million years from the other, non-sex chromosomes.

The X chromosome kept 98 percent of its genes, but the Y chromosome went through genetic decay, shedding all but 3. X-Y crossing. Most humans cells contain 23 sets of chromosomes, including one pair of sex chromosomes. In women, this sex pair consist of two X chromosomes, while men have one X and one Y.

Human chromosomes 7 46,X,i(Xq) [or 46,X, iso(Xq)] – a women, 46 chromosomes, one of chromosomes X contains only long arms. Variations in chromosome number and structure in persons with normal phenotype In women after 60 years old ~ 7% of cells may loose one of chromosome X and becX.

Genetic determinants of sex in placental mammals developed by the evolution of primordial autosomes into the male and female sex chromosomes. The Y chromosome determines maleness by the action of the gene SRY, which encodes a protein that initiates a sequence of events prompting the embryonic gonads to develop into X chromosome in the absence of a Y chromosome results in a.

OSGOOD EE, JENKINS DP, BROOKS R, LAWSON RK. ELECTRON MICROGRAPHIC STUDIES OF THE EXPANDED AND UNCOILED CHROMOSOMES FROM HUMAN LEUKOCYTES. Ann N Y Acad Sci. Feb 28; – Ohnuki Y. Demonstration of the spiral structure of human chromosomes.

Nature. Nov 27; ()– GALL JG. Nondisjunction of the sex chromosomes (X or Y chromosome): Can be fatal, but many people have these karyotypes and are just fine!. Klinefelter syndrome: 47, XXY males. Male sex organs; unusually small testes, sterile.

Breast enlargement and other feminine body characteristics. The X and Y chromosomes effect the tooth crown size as well as craniofacial growth and development. The X-chromosome mainly regulates enamel thickness, whereas, the Y chromosome affects both enamel and dentin.

Chromosomal diseases and disorders are due to incorrect chromosomal number, large chromosomal structural defects, and uniparental disomy. A seven-year-old girl with a Y chromosome is providing new clues about a possible “master switch” of maleness.

The girl has the normal chromosome count – 46 – and should be male.equivalent genetic information, are similar in morphology, and pair during meiosis are called homologous chromosomes.

The mature sexual sells – the gametes – contain a haploid number of chromosomes (n=23); the sperm cells contain 22+X (23,X) or 22+Y (23,Y); the egg cells contain 22+X (23,X).