BIO 346 Human Biology (K. Kalthoff)

References to Topic 16: Sex Determination and Development of Reproductive Organs


Easy Readings

Elliot D.J. and Cooke H.J. (1997) The molecular genetics of male infertility. BioEssays 19: 801-809
Imperato-McGinley J., Peterson R.E., Gautier T., and Sturla E. (1979) Androgens and the evolution of male-gender identity among male pseudohermaphrodites with 5-alpha-reductase deficiency. New Engl.J.Medicine 300: 1233-1237

Intermediate Readings

Kalthoff K. (2001) Analysis of Biological Development. 2nd ed., New York: McGraw-Hill.
Langman J. (1981) Medical Embryology, 4th Edition. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.
Larsen W.J. (1993) Human Embryology. New York: Chruchill Livingston, Inc.
Thigpen A.E., Davis D.L., Gautier T., Imperato-McGinley J., Russell D.W. (1992) Brief Report: The Molecular Basis of Steroid 5 alpha-Reductase Deficiency In a large Dominican Kindred. The New England Journal of Medicine. 327: 1216-1219.

Advanced Readings

Andersson S., Berman D.M., Jenkins E.P., Russell D.W. (1991) Deletion of steroid 5 alpha-reductase 2 gene in male pseudohermaphroditism. Nature 354: 159-161.
Berta P., Hawkins J.R., Sinclair A.H., Taylor A., Griffiths B.L., Goodfellow P.N. and Fellous M. (1990) Genetic evidence equating SRY and the testis determining factor. Nature 348: 448-450.
Jager R.J., Anvret M., Hall K. and Scherer G. (1990) A human XY female with a frame shift mutation in the candidate testis-determining gene SRY. Nature 348: 452-453.
Koopman P., Gubbay J., Vivian H., Goodfellow P. and Lovell-Badge R. (1991) Male development of chromosomally female mice transgenic for Sry. Nature. 351: 117-121.
Palmer M.S., Sinclair A.H., Berta P., Ellis N.A., Goodfellow P.N., Abbas N.E. and Fellous M. (1989) Genetic evidence that ZFY is not the testis determining factor. Nature 342: 937-939.


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