Egg or sperm? Scientists identify a gene that makes the call – Reuters


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Egg or sperm? Scientists identify a gene that makes the call
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WASHINGTON Providing insight into the sometimes mysterious biology of reproduction, researchers in Japan have identified a gene that controls whether the reproductive precursor cells known as germ cells eventually become sperm or eggs. The scientists …
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