Y-linked


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Related to Y-linked: holandric inheritance, Y-linked disorders

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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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.
Specifically, men with haplogroup I were shown to have decreased expression of 2 genes: the ubiquitously transcribed tetratricopeptide repeat, Y-linked gene (UTY) and protein kinase, Y-linked, pseudogene (PRKY) in macrophages.
For example, the use of a detection target, DYS14 (1, 3), which is a member of a multicopy Y chromosome-specific gene, TSPY1 [3] (testis specific protein, Y-linked 1), has produced a higher sensitivity in detecting circulating donor-derived DNA than when the single-copy gene SRY (sex-determining region Y) is used (2).