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Ten sex chromosomes. There are several variations on this theme.
Sex determination results in the development of individuals with characteristics that allow them to be identified as males, females, or in some cases, hermaphrodites. Human gametes have 23 chromosomes, one each of 23 unique chromosomes, one of which is a sex chromosome.
This system corresponds to the adaptive advantage of favoring the production of female offspring when conditions are good warm and resources for their subsequent reproduction are more likely to be available. Scientists have worked for hundreds of years to understand the sex-determination system.
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The joining of two gametes containing both X chromosomes produces a female offspring.
The genus Daucus includes around 25 species. Figure 3c shows selected chromosomes in a partial karyotype. This image shows two mice with an XX karyotype and thus they should be female. In B. Stanford University Press. During interphase, chromosomes are too tenuous to be stained and seen by light microscopy.