Sex determination II

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Date
1959
Summary
Portrays sex as a polygenic trait which may be considered to be determined by the balance of genes on different chromosomes. This view is substantiated by the work of R. Goldschmidt on the gypsy moth and its intersexes, and is most clearly demonstrates in Bridges' studies of different sex types in Drosophila. Discusses sex determination and the role of hormones in sex differentiation in the case of man.  Depicts the human sex ratio and the cause of significant deviations in it from normality, and discusses the possibility of controlling sex by separating male and female producing sperm. Lecture by Dr. C. Stern.
Publishers
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; McGraw-Hill Text-Films
Genres
Educational; Lecture
Subjects
Genetic sex determination; Genetics
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:33:00); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 30000136648692; Other: GR00420020; MDPI Barcode: 40000003361450

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