Genetics.

this post is probably proof that i have been studying too much. [by my standards] .
but bear with me eh?

last night , as i was reading my genetics notes this bizarre thought struck me. now i realize that there is probably a very good reason why they don't do this but well... i sure as heck don't know any such reasons to stop me from wondering.

so apparently the Y chromosome in the male sperm is practically.. well.. empty.

majority of the sexual characteristics that determine the sex of the embryo are present in genes on the rest of the chromosomes. now i'm not totally disregarding the Y, or X chromosome , from the male, its just that it got me thinking.

What if, ..[this is a very BIG what if, mind you.]

what if we extract a haploid number of chromosomes from a FEMALE gamete and insert it into an egg? would that still work? theoretically speaking its almost the same thing as a sperm with an X chromosome penetrating the egg.

isn't it?

and before i get a lot of comments saying that i might have a god complex or meddling with god's creations is unethical if not immoral i just want to say: I KNOW! its not like i'm actually gonna do it. i'm just curious.

17 comments:

  1. grysko said...

    oh lord. I have no fucking idea about what u talking about. Chromosome, X and Ys. I dont worry as long as the god's system work.  

  2. Anonymous said...

    http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1589/is_2002_March_19/ai_83667580  

  3. franky said...

    yo..dont you think if that is theoratically possible...how may pros have already tried that stuff...anyway...if possible that will end up in a f.ked up situation...mamma yah bapaa kiyun and bappa yah mamma kiyun kida stuff...weird isnt it... :)  

  4. cl0r said...

    1:st of all it's important to realize that the true sex of an individual is determined, not by what the individual's body looks like, but what chromosomes make up the genetic material.
    2:nd whether or not you're a girl or a boy you can grow either testicles or ovaries depending on if the sperm was carrying a TDF (testicle determining factor) or not. The TDF can be present in the X chromosome if there has been a mishap in the creation of the sperm cell.
    3:rd in a regular XX individual (girl) about 80% of the one X chromosome will be inactive, thus mostly making up for the emptiness of the Y chromosome.
    4:th aside from XX's with testicles and XY's with ovaries there are a whole bunch of different variations in how the sexes may appear, and therefore - among other things - it is important to make a distinction between sex and gender, where gender is the socio-psychological viewpoint and sex is the genetical.

    for more info consult your local physician or just gimmie a shout. =P (not really...)  

  5. Fish said...

    ofcoz it would work... isn't that how they make clones too :D!!  

  6. Anonymous said...

    might find this interesting
    turns out men are becoming obsolete. :(

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/technology/technology.html?in_article_id=511391&in_page_id=1965  

  7. .mini said...

    hmm, good that your mind is still doing fine :P  

  8. Arkturus said...

    god complex? this is nothing. play the sims. :P  

  9. Fureeeeeku! said...

    X and Y? where is Z ? :s  

  10. shweeeeet! said...

    errrm..i dunno!
    but yeah..wont it? :S  

  11. bulhaa said...

    thanks guys ^_^
    and great big huge whopping hugs to the anonymouses who linked me to some very interesting articles.  

  12. kaiza shozey said...

    yea, read the article. pretty interesting. but i think its a load of bull and they'll definitely fail in those attempts after that two months. lets see dho. i jes find it hilarious the concept of making sperms from female bone marrow. next thing u know theyll be using bone marrows instead of penises. lol.  

  13. Raniya said...

    >_<
    Gamete chromosomes Y.. X

    Oh dear.

    I have no knowledge of this, but i doubt whether it would work. I mean... it can't be that easy can it?

    There's this movie about something like this. The doctor does a procedure with the chromosomes then the kid turns out warped, evil and twisted and kills and stuff.

    No, no Bulhaa dear. I strongly recommend you to put aside mad scientist thoughts, and concentrate on the bloody A levels.. hihihi :P  

  14. Anonymous said...

    Lol....i think that some scientist inserted sum biological thingy into a pig and mouse and they glow in the dark :D  

  15. Anonymous said...

    so basically speaking, you either want to 1) clone yourself or 2) have a baby with your lesbian partner?...theoretically of course  

  16. shaari said...

    hmmm reading that dailymail article i realise something akin to what u suggested maybe realistic afterall. but i hope & pray that men will always remain part of the equation...

    btw bulhaa, ur name comes up in my latest post...  

  17. halfpixel said...

    nice post..but watever u do..DO NOT start this sayin stuff like this when ur in a moment with a guy O_O but then again..if u wana scare'em off..this is perfect! lol  


 

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