Physical linkage of the fragile site FRA11B and a Jacobsen syndrome chromosome deletion breakpoint in 11q23.3.

Abstract

Autosomal fragile sites, unlike their X-linked counterparts, are not known to be associated with disease. However, one case report has highlighted a possible relationship between the inheritance of a rare folate-sensitive fragile site in band 11q23.3 (FRA11B) and the chromosome 11q23-->qter deletion in Jacobsen (11q-) syndrome. The mother and brother of the… (More)

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