Taxon:

Human

Gene:

"Klinefelter syndrome"

Chromosome:

X

Location:

Description:

Among 61 cases of Klinefelter syndrome, the extra X was of paternal and maternal origin in 26 and 35 cases respectively. Impaired speech and motor developmental problems were significantly more frequent in the paternal X group. Of 14 physical measurements, three (occiptal frontal circumference, sitting height and penile length) were significantly greater in the paternal X group (Stemkens D, 2006).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

1062

Last Modified 7/21/2006

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