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Male chromosome complement

Male chromosome complement

The large majority of males have a 46, xy chromosome complement (46 chromosomes including an x and a y chromosome). A minority of males have other chromosome constitutions such as 47,xxy (47 chromosomes including two x chromosomes and a y chromosome) and 47,xyy (47 chromosomes including an x and two y chromosomes).


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... trisomy 21 (it has nothing to do with the sex chromosomes) Both klienfelters and trisomy 21 are ... of non-disjunction. There are many examples of males born with XYY and XYYY... in the past, they ... .. it's simply just another sex chromosome complement. As far as an X chromosome.. yes, 1 X ...

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by LilKim
Fri May 19, 2006 4:10 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosomes
Replies: 17
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... Adult human cells with nuclei contain 46 chromosomes, 22 pairs plus two X chromosomes if the adult is female, or 22 pairs plus one X and one Y chromosome if ... that again contains a nucleus with the adult cell complement of 46 chromosomes, half from each parent [See ...

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by ginny
Mon Jul 18, 2005 11:25 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: MITOCHONDRIA
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