Y chromosome deletions

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Y chromosome deletions

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The terms "Y chromosome deletions" returned 30 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Impaired spermatogenesis and gr/gr deletions related to Y chromosome haplogroups in Korean men.
 

Author(s): Jin Choi, Seung-Hun Song, Chong Won Bak, Se Ra Sung, Tae Ki Yoon, Dong Ryul Lee, Sung Han Shim

Journal: PLoS ONE. 2012 ;7(8):e43550.

 

Microdeletion of the Azoospermia Factor (AZF) regions in Y chromosome is a well-known genetic cause of male infertility resulting from spermatogenetic impairment. However, the partial deletions of AZFc region related to spermatogenetic impairment are controversial. In this study, ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2012

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Y chromosome gr/gr deletions are a risk factor for low semen quality.
 

Author(s): L Visser, G H Westerveld, C M Korver, S K M van Daalen, S E Hovingh, S Rozen, F van der Veen, S Repping

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2009 Oct;24(10):2667-73.

 

Subfertility affects one in eight couples. In up to 50% of cases, the male partner has low semen quality. Four Y chromosome deletions, i.e. Azoospermia factor a (AZFa), P5/proximal-P1 (AZFb), P5/distal-P1 and AZFc deletions, are established causes of low semen quality. Whether a recently ...

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2009

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Genetic screening in infertile Mexican men: chromosomal abnormalities, Y chromosome deletions, and androgen receptor CAG repeat length.
 

Author(s): Sandra Guadalupe Martínez-Garza, Mayra Celina Gallegos-Rivas, Marcos Vargas-Maciel, Juan Manuel Rubio-Rubio, Mario Espinosa de Los Monteros-Rodríguez, Claudia González-Ortega, Patricia Cancino-Villarreal, Luis G Vazquez de Lara, Antonio Martín Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez

Journal: J. Androl.. ;29(6):654-60.

 

In our study, we analyzed chromosomal abnormalities, Y chromosome deletions, androgen receptor CAG repeat length and their association with defective spermatogenesis in infertile Mexican men. Eighty-two infertile patients and 40 controls were screened for karyotypic abnormalities, ...

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2008

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The terms "Y chromosome deletions" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The role of Y chromosome deletions in male infertility.
 

Author(s): K Ma, C Mallidis, S Bhasin

Journal: Eur. J. Endocrinol.. 2000 May;142(5):418-30.

 

Male infertility affects approximately 2-7% of couples around the world. Over one in ten men who seek help at infertility clinics are diagnosed as severely oligospermic or azoospermic. Recent extensive molecular studies have revealed that deletions in the azoospermia factor region ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2000

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Clinical features of nine males with molecularly defined deletions of the Y chromosome long arm.
 

Author(s): P Salo, J Ignatius, K O Simola, E Tahvanainen, H Kääriäinen

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 1995 Sep;32(9):711-5.

 

Deletions of the long arm of the Y chromosome have previously been associated with azoospermia and short stature. We report the results of a detailed clinical and molecular study of nine males with partial deletions of Yq. Special emphasis was laid on congenital anomalies and dysmorphic ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 1996

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

RA-2 13-cis Retinoic Acid (Isotretinoin)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Male Infertility; Klinefelter's Syndrome; Y-chromosome Microdeletions

 

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2014

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