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Higher frequency of Yq microdeletions in sperm DNA as compared to DNA isolated from blood.

Authors
  • Dada, Rima
  • Kumar, Rakesh
  • Shamsi, M B
  • Kumar, Rajeev
  • Kucheria, Kiran
  • Sharma, Raj K
  • Gupta, Satish K
  • Gupta, Narmada P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Asian journal of andrology
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2007
Volume
9
Issue
5
Pages
720–722
Identifiers
PMID: 17712493
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The frequency of Yq microdeletions is higher in germ cells as compared to blood. As the majority of infertile couples opt for assisted reproduction procreation techniques (ART), Yq microdeletion screening from germ cells is important to understand the genetic basis of infertility, to provide comprehensive counseling and most adapted therapeutics to the infertile couple.

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