Sex Chromosomes and the Brain: A Study of Neuroanatomy in XYY Syndrome

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Sex Chromosomes and the Brain: A Study of Neuroanatomy in XYY Syndrome

Article Title: Sex chromosomes and the brain: a study of neuroanatomy in XYY syndrome

Authors: Daniel M. Bryant, Fumiko Hoeft, Song Lai, John Lackey, David Roeltgen, Judith Ross, and Allan L. Reiss

Date of Publication: December 2012

“The results suggest that genetic variations associated with XYY syndrome result in increased brain matter volumes, a finding putatively related to the increased frequency of ASDs in individuals with this condition. In addition, frontotemporal grey and white matter reductions in XYY syndrome provide a likely neuroanatomical correlate for observed language impairments.”

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