Percentages are coded in colours according to the legend. The AZFc region of the Y chromosome: at the crossroads between genetic diversity and male infertility. Download as PDF Printable version.
The male-specific region of the human Y chromosome is a mosaic of discrete sequence classes. Mol Biol Evol. Methods Mol Biol. Genetic variants of Y chromosome are associated with a protective lipid profile in black men. Clin Endocrinol Oxf ; 59 — In the first study, no sex chromosome anomalies have been found Stouffs et al.
The Y chromosome spans more than 59 million building blocks of DNA base pairs and represents almost 2 percent of the total DNA in cells. Because researchers use different approaches to predict the number of genes on each chromosome, the estimated number of genes varies.
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However, the second component appeared to be Y-linked. Orphanet J Rare Dis. Figure 2.