Location of the retinoblastoma susceptibility gene(s) and the human esterase D locus.


Retinoblastoma occurs with increased frequency in children born with a deletion of the long arm of chromosome 13. Recent reviews have noted that the region 13q14 is consistently deleted in documented cases. Prometaphase and late prophase banding allowed Yunis and Ramsay to determine that a deletion in one patient included the sub-bands q14 . 12, q14 . 13… (More)


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