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What is the genotype for a male with Klinefelter syndrome?



A. XXX
B. XY
C. XXY
D. XYZ

This question is part of Ch. 12 Chromosomes and Human Inheritance
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Mar 31, 2020

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Ain Nadhirah

Ain Nadhirah

Answered Oct 01, 2017

A male with Klinefelter syndrome has an additional X in his chromosome that leads him to have female tendency.

 

Aisyha Misman

Aisyha Misman

Answered Sep 28, 2017

Klinefelter syndrome(KS) also known as47,XXY or XXY, is the set of symptoms that result from two or more X chromosomes in males

 

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A

Answered Sep 28, 2017

C.have additonal chromosome on X chromosomes. The individuals is a male but have fertility problems and also having some females characteristics.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Dec 13, 2016

Klinefelter syndrome occurs in about 1 out of every 500 males, having an extra X chromosome. 2 X chromosomes plus 1 Y = XXY. Therefore the XY answer to this question is incorrect.

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Dec 13, 2016

Xy
xxy
 

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