If the father’s half of the gene editing molecule was on his Y chromosome, once it combines with the mother’s DNA containing the other half of the editing molecule, the resulting XY male embryo would have both parts of the molecule that deactivates the gene, preventing further development. But all the female embryos, which did not inherit the molecule from the father, would develop normally.

Source: BBC

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