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Unformatted text preview: factor (protein) ⁃ pseudoautosomal region ⁃ Syndromes ⁃ 5 alpha reductase deficiency: (XY are affected) DHT is not produced b/c no enzyme -> no external male structures (still have internal male structures) ⁃ androgen insensitivity syndrome: (XY) receptor for steroids (testosterone and DHT) are missing, so Wollfian ducts don't develop and external structures don't develop -- see when females don't menstruate (just like a female, but XY) have internal testes which need to be removed ⁃ congenital adrenal hyperplasia: (XX & XY) don't produce aldosterone or cortisol (imprt steroid hormones -> medical problems) missing enzyme which usually goes to A & C just goes to make too much testosterone (XX individuals masculinized) ⁃...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2009 for the course MCB 41 taught by Professor Garriga during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '07