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Subject: How do Barr bodies work in Klinefelter's Syndrome?

Date: Wed Dec 15 14:28:20 1999
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How many Barr bodies are present in a cell of an individual with 
Klinefelter's Syndrome?  Is there one or two inactivated X's in a XXY 
cell?  If only one, doesn't that leave only activated XY, eg, a normal 

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