Are imprinted genes autosomal?


Are imprinted genes autosomal?


Autosomal chromosomes, also called autosomes, are chromosomes that do not determine sex. Sex chromosomes, also known as allosomes, do determine biological sex.

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Imprinted genes can be either autosomal or sex-linked. Imprinting is a genetic phenomenon where certain genes are turned off through methylation. ...

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Genomic Imprinting: Definition and Examples


Chapter 2 / Lesson 18

Learn about genomic imprinting and its role in epigenetics. Understand paternal and maternal imprinting and examine genomic imprinting disorders and examples.

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