Prevalence of Y chromosome microdeletions in infertile men who consulted a tertiary care medical centre: the Münster experience.

Abstract

The long arm of the human Y chromosome is required for male fertility. Microdeletions in three different regions of the human Y chromosome, designated AZFa, AZFb and AZFc, respectively, are frequently associated with male infertility. The varying frequency of Y microdeletions found in cohorts of infertile men (0.4-55.5%) is probably related to the criteria… (More)

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@article{Maurer2001PrevalenceOY, title={Prevalence of Y chromosome microdeletions in infertile men who consulted a tertiary care medical centre: the M{\"u}nster experience.}, author={Barbara Maurer and Joerg Gromoll and Maria Grazia De Simoni and Eberhard Nieschlag}, journal={Andrologia}, year={2001}, volume={33 1}, pages={27-33} }