Sperm chromosome complements in a 47,XYY man

  title={Sperm chromosome complements in a 47,XYY man},
  author={Jordi Benet and R. H. Martin},
  journal={Human Genetics},
Human sperm chromosomes from a 47,XYY male were examined using the direct method of sperm chromosome analysis with two modifications in the semen processing. A total of 75 sperm complements was karyotyped and all of these contained one sex chromosome. The percentages of X-and Y-bearing sperm were 53% and 47%, respectively. There were 10 sperm with autosomal chromosomal abnormalities. The frequencies of numerical (4.0%), structural (10.6%), and total (13.3%) abnormalities were not significantly… CONTINUE READING