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Possibly, but female snakes don't have X chromosomes....


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Posted by chrish on April 23, 2003 at 23:04:16:

In Reply to: ultratight closeup of a female snake's x chromosome! n/p posted by Shaky on April 22, 2003 at 12:39:04:

I believe that snakes (like birds) have the ZW chromosomal sex determination system so a female snake is ZZ.

(Sorry Jack, I know you were joking, but it's the Biology Prof in me!)


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