Journal article

The avian Z-linked gene DMRT1 is required for male sex determination in the chicken

Craig A Smith, Kelly N Roeszler, Thomas Ohnesorg, David M Cummins, Peter G Farlie, Timothy J Doran, Andrew H Sinclair

Nature | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2009


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank C. Tabin for providing the RCASBP retroviral vectors, and X.- J. Yang for advice on viral preparation. We also thank M. Clinton and H. Sang for methods of manipulating early chicken embryos, S. White for statistical advice and P. Farmer for the histology. P. Koopman provided comments on the manuscript. This work was supported by an Australian Research Council (ARC) DP grant held by C. A. S. and A. H. S., and an NH& MRC Program grant jointly held by A. H. S.