X Inactivation

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Paul Andersen explains how X inactivation works in mammals. This process was first described by Mary Lyon. Each cell in a female will have one activated and one inactivated X chromosome. This explains why almost all calico cats are female.

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March 2014
Quick explaination of calico cats. Good video for high school (a little advanced for middle school).
June 2013
So helpful. I have looked for a short simple explanation that my students can understand. This is it!