The possible interaction between biological factors acting prenatally and postnatal social influences remains to be investigated. Kundrecensioner Har du läst boken? Bainbridge explores this link in a compelling tale that takes in how the sex chromosomes became sex chromosomes, and the very different consequences of this for women and men. A tiny scrap of genetic information determines our sex; it also consigns many of us to a life of disease, directs or disrupts the everyday working of our bodies, and forces women to live as genetic chimeras. The Duke of Kent's Testicles Interlude: Bainbridge summarizes our knowledge of the genetic information that determines one's sex by recounting the ancients' speculations about the genesis of gender, following with modern biologists' discovery of the X and Y chromosomes about a century ago, and of the sex-determining gene Sry in the s. The question is not so much why men and women are different a worn topic that's the subject of too many Mars-and-Venus bestsellers but, far more specific and far more interesting:
Thus, prenatal endocrine or genetic factors seem to influence significantly human sexual orientation even if a large fraction of the variance remains unexplained to date.
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