New study sheds light on how X and Y chromosomes interact

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have investigated how the X and Y chromosomes evolve and adapt to each other within a population. The results show that breaking up coevolved sets of sex chromosomes could lead to lower survival rates among the offspring—something that could be of importance in species conservation, for example. The study is published in the journal PNAS.

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