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Name: Amanda
Status: Student
Age: 16
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Date: March 2004


Question:
Is it possible to change the X or Y chromosome of a fetus's genetic makeup before the fetus actually begins to develop?



Replies:
Sex is determined at the moment of conception. Whatever was done would have to be done at the moment of conception or very shortly after, or else every cell that is produced would have the combination of chromosomes determined at that time. Besides, why would you want to do that?

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