Multiplex methylation specific PCR analysis of fragile X syndrome: experience in Songklanagarind Hospital.


Methylation specific PCR (MS-PCR) is a technology for a sensitive detection of methylation in the gene. This assay was developed for diagnosis of methylation-related diseases including fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common X-linked mental retardation caused by a CGG trinucleotide repeat expansion. Affected individuals (full mutation, FM) have CGG… (More)