The Heredity of Sex

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CURRENT Mendelian theories of the heredity of sex are based on the assumption that gametes are pure with respect to sex characters; that is, that a gamete may carry the factor for maleness or the factor for femaleness, but not both. This view may be expressed thus:—a gamete carries M, the factor (or factors) for maleness, or F, the factor (or factors) for femaleness, but not both M and F.

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KEEBLE, F. The Heredity of Sex. Nature 82, 487–488 (1910). https://doi.org/10.1038/082487d0

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