Increase in recombination rate in female compared to male

Value 1.7 Fold
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Petkov PM, Broman KW, Szatkiewicz JP, Paigen K. Crossover interference underlies sex differences in recombination rates. Trends Genet. 2007 Nov23(11):539-42 p.539 right column top paragraphPubMed ID17964681
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Entered by Uri M
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