Home

About

Advanced Search

Browse by Discipline

Scientific Societies

E-print Alerts

Add E-prints

E-print Network
FAQHELPSITE MAPCONTACT US


  Advanced Search  

 
LETTER TO JMG A novel deletion involving the connexin-30 gene, del(GJB6-
 

Summary: LETTER TO JMG
A novel deletion involving the connexin-30 gene, del(GJB6-
d13s1854), found in trans with mutations in the GJB2 gene
(connexin-26) in subjects with DFNB1 non-syndromic
hearing impairment
F J del Castillo, M RodriŽguez-Ballesteros, A AŽlvarez, T Hutchin, E Leonardi, C A de Oliveira,
H Azaiez, Z Brownstein, M R Avenarius, S Marlin, A Pandya, H Shahin, K R Siemering, D Weil,
W Wuyts, L A Aguirre, Y MartiŽn, M A Moreno-Pelayo, M Villamar, K B Avraham, H-H M Dahl,
M Kanaan, W E Nance, C Petit, R J H Smith, G Van Camp, E L Sartorato, A Murgia, F Moreno, I del
Castillo
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
J Med Genet 2005;42:588­594. doi: 10.1136/jmg.2004.028324
H
earing impairment is a common and highly hetero-
geneous sensory disorder. Genetic causes are thought
to be responsible for more than 60% of the cases in
developed countries.1
In the majority of cases, non-syndromic
hearing impairment is inherited in an autosomal recessive
pattern.2

  

Source: Avraham, Karen - Department of Human Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Tel Aviv University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine