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When the Genetics of Gonadal Differentiation & Development Don’t Go According to Plan – Part 3 of Where Do Ovaries (and Testes) Come From?

In the previous post, we talked about the genes that drive sex differentiation of the bi-potential embryonic gonad.  I only mentioned a relatively small number of genes, but they control the events at or near the beginning of the signaling … Continue reading

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What “Makes” Gender? Part 2 of Male Gender Identity in an Individual with Complete Androgen Insensitivity

Where does gender come from? I doubt that this is a question many non-trans people would pose.  I mean, really, there must be a bunch of people out in the world who have a gender that is congruent with their … Continue reading

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