Y chromosome deletions

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Y chromosome deletions

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The terms "Y chromosome deletions" returned 32 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

New molecular diagnostic kit to assess Y-chromosome deletions in the Japanese population.
 

Author(s): Masashi Iijima, Eitetsu Koh, Kouji Izumi, Masaki Taya, Yuji Maeda, Kouichi Kyono, Atsumi Yoshida, Mikio Namiki

Journal: Int. J. Urol.. 2014 Sep;21(9):910-6.

 

Deletions in the azoospermia factor regions are the most common known molecular genetic cause of human male infertility involving spermatogenetic failure. Testing for these deletions in Japanese DNA samples using conventional sequence-tagged site probes occasionally lead to considerable ...

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2014

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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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The terms "Y chromosome deletions" returned 3 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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Y-chromosome deletions and male infertility: state of the art and clinical implications.
 

Author(s): K P Roberts

Journal: J. Androl.. ;19(3):255-9.

 

Last Updated: 20 Aug 1998

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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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Aneuploidies in Embryos and Spermatozoa From Patients With Y-chromosome Microdeletions
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Male Sterility Due to Y-chromosome Deletions

 

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2015

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The Clinical Study of Sex Chromosome Variants
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Klinefelter Syndrome; Male Factor Infertility; Female Factor Infertility; Turner Syndrome; 47, XYY; 47, XXX; 47, XXY; 45, X

 

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2016

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