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Author Carlson, Elof Axel, author.
Title The 7 sexes : biology of sex determination / Elof Axel Carlson.
Alternative Title Seven sexes
Publication Info Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013.



Descript 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages) : illustrations
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Contents Wild guesses in an era of scientific ignorance -- The ancient world -- Monotheistic religious interpretations -- The descriptive embryology of male and female development -- The discovery of the egg in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sperm in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sex hormones -- Ploidy levels and sex determination -- The discovery of sex chromosomes -- The balance theory of sex determination -- The discovery of sex in microorganisms -- The history and interpretations of hermaphrodites and intersexes -- Dosage compensation and the sex chromosomes -- The discovery of human sex chromosome conditions -- The seven sexes of humans -- The identification and role of sex-determining genes -- The history of homosexuality -- The history of behavioral gender assignment -- The evolution of sex determination -- What does it mean to have an assigned sex? -- The quest for a unified theory of sex, gender, and sexuality -- Afterword -- Appendix: Secondary literature and the relation of biology to sex and gender -- Glossary.
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ISBN 9780253006547 (e-book)
0253006546 (e-book)
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Author Carlson, Elof Axel, author.
Subject Sex determination, Genetic.
Alternative Title Seven sexes
Descript 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages) : illustrations
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Wild guesses in an era of scientific ignorance -- The ancient world -- Monotheistic religious interpretations -- The descriptive embryology of male and female development -- The discovery of the egg in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sperm in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sex hormones -- Ploidy levels and sex determination -- The discovery of sex chromosomes -- The balance theory of sex determination -- The discovery of sex in microorganisms -- The history and interpretations of hermaphrodites and intersexes -- Dosage compensation and the sex chromosomes -- The discovery of human sex chromosome conditions -- The seven sexes of humans -- The identification and role of sex-determining genes -- The history of homosexuality -- The history of behavioral gender assignment -- The evolution of sex determination -- What does it mean to have an assigned sex? -- The quest for a unified theory of sex, gender, and sexuality -- Afterword -- Appendix: Secondary literature and the relation of biology to sex and gender -- Glossary.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780253006547 (e-book)
0253006546 (e-book)
Author Carlson, Elof Axel, author.
Subject Sex determination, Genetic.
Alternative Title Seven sexes

Subject Sex determination, Genetic.
Descript 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages) : illustrations
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Wild guesses in an era of scientific ignorance -- The ancient world -- Monotheistic religious interpretations -- The descriptive embryology of male and female development -- The discovery of the egg in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sperm in higher eukaryotes -- The discovery of sex hormones -- Ploidy levels and sex determination -- The discovery of sex chromosomes -- The balance theory of sex determination -- The discovery of sex in microorganisms -- The history and interpretations of hermaphrodites and intersexes -- Dosage compensation and the sex chromosomes -- The discovery of human sex chromosome conditions -- The seven sexes of humans -- The identification and role of sex-determining genes -- The history of homosexuality -- The history of behavioral gender assignment -- The evolution of sex determination -- What does it mean to have an assigned sex? -- The quest for a unified theory of sex, gender, and sexuality -- Afterword -- Appendix: Secondary literature and the relation of biology to sex and gender -- Glossary.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780253006547 (e-book)
0253006546 (e-book)

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