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Scientific American: Growth Spurts May Determine a Lamprey’s Sex

March 30, 2017 — 

As Scientific American reports: 

Lampreys and other jawless fish also branched off from the vertebrate family tree early in evolutionary history, notes Margaret Docker, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. “Understanding sex determination in lampreys will help us understand the evolution of sex determination in vertebrates.”

 

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