Human Genetics

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 105–107 | Cite as

Does full monosomy 21 exist?

A comment to the paper: A male infant with monosomy 21 by Y. Kaneko, T. Ikeuchi, M. Sasaki, Y. Satake and S. Kuwajima Humangenetik 29, 1–7 (1975)
  • A. Schinzel
Letters to the Editors


Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Full Monosomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Schinzel
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  1. 1.Division of Medical Genetics, Department of PediatricsUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland

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