Expression of a candidate gene for the gonadoblastoma locus in gonadoblastoma and testicular seminoma.

The gonadoblastoma locus on the Y chromosome (GBY) predisposes the dysgenetic gonads of XY females to develop in situ tumors. It has been mapped to a critical interval on the short arm and adjacent centromeric region on the Y chromosome. Currently there are five functional genes identified on the GBY critical region, thereby providing likely candidates for… CONTINUE READING