Translocation of a supernumerary Y to a 15: study of six cases (three males and three females) in three generations

Hum Genet. 1979 Apr 27;48(2):191-4. doi: 10.1007/BF00286903.


We present a family in which six members (three males and three females) carry a translocation of the fluorescent part of a supernumerary Y to a 15. The carriers do not have any impairment of fertility or any malformation.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Chromosomes, Human, 13-15*
  • Female
  • Fluorescent Dyes
  • Heterozygote
  • Humans
  • Karyotyping
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pedigree
  • Sex Chromosomes*
  • Translocation, Genetic*
  • Y Chromosome*


  • Fluorescent Dyes