Fragile x-syndrome: clinical and molecular studies.

  • Amal K Behery
  • Published 2008 in
    The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health…


Fragile X-syndrome (FXS) is the most common inherited form of mental disability world-wide. The unique mutation that results in FXS consists of expansion of the CGG trinucleotide repeats (>200) in the 3'untranslated region of the Fragile X mental retardation 1 (FMRI) gene at Xq27.3. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the usefulness of the clinical… (More)


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