[ExI] Did Evolution produce a gene for good soldiers?

Will Steinberg steinberg.will at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 20:06:28 UTC 2020

Yes but there is thousands fold more opportunity for genes on normal
chromosomes which are only activated by proteins or hormones which are
produced as a result of sex chromosomes.  So it is entirely possible that
these behaviors are sex differentiated even if the gene isn't on the y

On Sat, Aug 22, 2020, 15:43 John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 3:03 PM SR Ballard via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> > Well, if the gene is sex-differentiated it would prove even more useful.
> The Y chromosome that only males have is by far the smallest of the 23
> human chromosomes, it just doesn't have many genes on it.
> John K Clark
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