Medical Physiology Online

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Question regarding “Choosing Sex”

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I refer to the article “Choosing Sex” by Professor Capel published recently in The Scientist http://www.the-scientist.com/2009/10/1/36/1/ [accessed 6 Oct 2009]

My question is what would happen if none of these signals (Wnt, SRY, FGF9) were present  in the first place. What would be the eventual fate of the bipotential gonad? Will both testes and ovaries develop or neither?

Ravivarma Panirselvam, 

Second Year Medical Student

AIMST University, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia

E-mail: ravivarmarao at gmail dot com

Conflict of interests: none

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Posted in the “Ask a Question” Section by E.S.Prakash, Editor, MPO.

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Written by E.S.Prakash

October 6, 2009 at 12:01 PM

Posted in 256080

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