XCI

X-chromosome inactivation (English)

  • some genes escape X-inactivation and are expressed from both the active and inactive X chromosome. Such genes are potential contributors to sexually dimorphic traits, to phenotypic variability among females heterozygous for X-linked conditions, and to clinical abnormalities in patients with abnormal X chromosomes
  • SNP
  • Genetics, Women
  • https://doi.org…038/nature03479