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Da Vinci & DNA - Jesus with the XX male syndrome?

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanMay 23, 2006 8:14 AM


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Since I'm on a Dumb Vinci Code kick today, check out this amusing article about the genetics of Jesus! Check it:

In humans, females package some of their DNA in two matched X chromosomes, males in a single X and Y. So if you're a male, there's only one way you could have gotten your Y chromosome, and that's from your biological father. Where would Jesus have gotten his Y?

Where indeed. Perhaps Jesus Christ was an XX male? In other words, he was a clone of Mary that was miraculously possessed of an SRY.

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