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She's got a chip on her shoulder against anything that's got both an X and a Y chromosome. PASSION AND ILLUSION (1983)
For some time scientists have been predicting that the male Y-chromosome is heading for eventual extinction. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They found that for generations the Cohanim have passed down the same Y-chromosome from father to son. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)This means that if the birth records were correct, the pairs of men ought to carry the same genetic sequence on their Y-chromosome. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There might be Y-chromosome nuclear DNA surviving. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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