Influence of parental origin of the X chromosome on physical phenotypes and GH responsiveness of patients with Turner syndrome.

@article{Ko2010InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of parental origin of the X chromosome on physical phenotypes and GH responsiveness of patients with Turner syndrome.},
  author={Jung Min Ko and Jae-Min Kim and Gu Hwan Kim and Beom Hee Lee and Han Wook Yoo},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={66-71}
}
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have reported the effects of parental origin of the X chromosome on specific phenotypic and cognitive profiles in Turner syndrome (TS). Here, we investigate the possible parent-of-origin effects on physical phenotypes and responsiveness to GH in Korean patients with TS. DESIGN AND PATIENTS Thirty-three patients with TS with nonmosaic karyotype and their parents participated in this study. The parental origin of the normal X chromosome was determined by comparing… CONTINUE READING

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