Synaptonemal complex studies in a mosaic 46,XY/47,XXY male

F. Vidal, J. Navarro, C. Templado, S. Brusadin, J. Egozcue

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We describe the results of synaptonemal complex (SCs) studies by light (LM) and electron microscopy (EM) in a sterile 46,XY/47,XXY male mosaic. Meiotic studies showed an arrest at the first spermatocyte level. Pachytene figures showed three types of cells: (1) cells with normal SCs, normal sex vesicle, and a 23,XY constitution; (2) cells with no sex vesicle, normal pairing of SCs, and a 24, (?) constitution; and (3) cells with a normal sex vesicle and fragmented SCs. © 1984 Springer-Verlag.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306-308
JournalHuman Genetics
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 1984


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