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Sex Determination in the Honeybee

By Brian Charlesworth

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AbstractSex determination in honeybees involves a multi-allelic locus, such that homozygotes develop as males and heterozygotes as females. In this issue of Cell, Beye and colleagues (2003) report the cloning of the sex-determining gene, csd. It codes for an SR protein, and different alleles have very different amino-acid sequences. Inactivating csd leads to development as a male

Publisher: Cell Press. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Year: 2003
DOI identifier: 10.1016/S0092-8674(03)00610-X
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