The role of hormones and genes in gender development

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  • Created by: athinaP
  • Created on: 22-04-16 16:17

1. what happens when a genetically male embryo is exposed to too little testosterone?

  • it does not develop any sex organs
  • it appears to be a female when it's born (AIS)
  • it develops female sex organs
  • it does not develop male sex organs
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2. what is developed when testosterone is released in male embryos?

  • testes
  • brain
  • male genitals

3. what gene triggers the release of hormones in male embyos?

  • CAH gene
  • SRY gene
  • AIS gene

4. why is there a difference on this part of the hypothalamus?

  • it is due to the health of the mother
  • it is due to the prenatal action of hormones (testosterone
  • it is due to the difference in chromosomes

5. what IDA points can be used in this study?

  • cultural issues
  • animal research
  • nature vs nurture


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