supermale

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supermale

[′sü·pər‚māl]
(genetics)
In Drosophila, a male with one X chromosome and three or more sets of autosomes, resulting in sterility and generally early death.
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The study sheds new light on the protein Pds5, its crucial regulatory role during meiosis, and the impact of its absence on the molecular-level genesis of human chromosomal birth defects that include Down, Edwards, Patau, Turner, Klinefelter's and XYY syndromes.