Incidence of Gross Chromosomal Errors among Tall Criminal American Males

@article{Telfer1968IncidenceOG,
  title={Incidence of Gross Chromosomal Errors among Tall Criminal American Males},
  author={M. Telfer and D. Baker and G. R. Clark and C. E. Richardson},
  journal={Science},
  year={1968},
  volume={159},
  pages={1249 - 1250}
}
  • M. Telfer, D. Baker, +1 author C. E. Richardson
  • Published 1968
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • Chromosome studies on 129 tall men surveyed in four different institutions for the care of criminal males in Pennsylvaniia showed that 1 in 11 subjects displayed aneuploidy of the sex chromosomes; specifically, five cases of 47,XYY and seven cases of Klinefelter syndrome were identified. All the aneuploid subjects were mentally ill; none had been cytogenetically diagnosed. 

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