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Y-linked

[wī′lingkt]
pertaining to genes or to the characteristics or conditions they transmit that are carried on the Y chromosome. Excess hair on the pinna of the ear may be Y-linked. Compare X-linked. See also sex-linked. Y linkage, n.

Y-linked

adjective Referring to a gene of sequence of DNA which is located on the Y chromosome and, by necessity, is, passed from father to son. Cf X-linked.

Y-linked

(wī′lingkt″)
Transmitted by genes found only on the Y chromosome.

Y-linked

(of a gene located on the Y CHROMOSOME) one which can only be transmitted through the HEMIZYGOUS sex, i.e. males in mammals.
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Analysis of protein-protein interaction: STRING prediction indicated that UTY interacts with heat shock protein 90 kDa alpha, class A member 1 (HSP90AA1); heat shock protein 90 kDa alpha, class B member 1 (HSP90AB1); ubiquitin specific peptidase 9, Y-linked (USP9Y); lysine (K)-specific demethylase 5D (KDM5D); histone deacetylase 2 (HDAC2); histone deacetylase 1 (HDAC1); histone deacetylase 3 (HDAC3); SET domain containing 2 (SETD2); DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) box polypeptide 3, Y-linked (DDX3Y) and sex determining region Y (SRY) (Figure 4).
4] Human genes: SRY, sex-determining region Y; TSPY1, testis-specific protein, Y-linked 1; TSPY2, testis-specific protein, Y-linked 2; and TSPY3, testis- specific protein, Y-linked 3; NQO1, NAD(P)H dehydrogenase, quinone 1.
A Y-linked SNP in SRY gene differentiates Chinese indigenous swamp buffalo and introduced river buffalo.
If X-linked drive alleles are normally suppressed by conspecific Y-linked genes, these suppressors are missing in the hybrid males, who should therefore show meiotic drive.
3] Human genes: TSPY1, testis specific protein, Y-linked 1; SRY, sex-determining region Y.