Trans gene theory; Health In association with the NHS.
Austrian scientists spotted the association after analysing DNA samples from 49 female-to-male and 102 male-to-female transsexuals. Among women, around 44% of FtM transsexuals carried the gene variant compared with 31% of non-transsexual women.
New Scientist magazine said: "This raises the possibility that the variant makes women more likely to feel that their bodies are the wrong sex"
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|Publication:||Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Aug 11, 2008|
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