Open Access Review

Disturbed Ovarian Differentiation in XX;SRY-Negative Dogs

Received: 30 December 2018;  Published: 29 April 2019;  doi: 10.21926/obm.genet.1902074


In a mammal, at the beginning of its development, the gonad is bipotential. The shift into a male or female pathway is coordinated by the sex chromosomal complement, which triggers a series of genetic pathways signaling the developmental pattern of the gonadal anlage. Being mutually exclusive, the differentiated gonad should be either a testis [...]