The gene for the Ellis-van Creveld syndrome is located on chromosome 4p16.

@article{Polymeropoulos1996TheGF,
  title={The gene for the Ellis-van Creveld syndrome is located on chromosome 4p16.},
  author={Mihael H. Polymeropoulos and Susan E. Ide and Michael Scott Wright and Judith A. Goodship and Jean Weissenbach and Reed Edwin Pyeritz and E O da Silva and R I Ortiz de Luna and Clair A. Francomano},
  journal={Genomics},
  year={1996},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={1-5}
}
Ellis-van Creveld syndrome (EVC) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by disproportionate dwarfism, polydactyly, and congenital heart disease. This rare disorder is found with increased frequency among the Old Order Amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We have used linkage analysis to localize the gene responsible for the EVC phenotype in nine interrelated Amish pedigrees and three unrelated families from Mexico, Ecuador, and Brazil. We now report the linkage for the… CONTINUE READING

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