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Sex Chromatin Anomalies in Newborn Babies in India

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Science  29 Jun 1962:
Vol. 136, Issue 3522, pp. 1116
DOI: 10.1126/science.136.3522.1116

Abstract

The sex chromatin pattern in two series of newborn babies comprising 2058 males and 1832 females was studied to find the incidence of sex chromatin anomalies. We did not detect a single case of sex chromatin discordance when compared with the phenotypical sex. In this respect our survey differed from similar surveys in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland.

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