Localization of the gene for a syndrome of X-linked skeletal dysplasia and mental retardation to Xq27-qter

S. R. Dlouhy, J. C. Christian, J. L. Haines, P. M. Conneally, M. E. Hodes

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Abstract

An Indiana family segregating a syndrome of X-linked mental retardation and skeletal anomalies was tested for linkage of the mutant gene to X-chromosome molecular markers. Lod scores of 3.27 and 3.06 (Θ-0) for the molecular probes St14-1 (DXS52) and Dx13 (DXS15), respectively, indicate that the disease gene is located in the terminal portion of Xq.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-139
Number of pages4
JournalHuman genetics
Volume75
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 1987

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  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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