Genetic linkage of the Marfan syndrome, ectopia lentis, and congenital contractural arachnodactyly to the fibrillin genes on chromosomes 15 and 5 Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 15
  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 5
  • Ectopia Lentis
  • Fibrin
  • Genetic Linkage
  • Marfan Syndrome

abstract

  • The Marfan syndrome appears to be caused by mutations in a single fibrillin gene on chromosome 15. Diagnosis of the Marfan syndrome by genetic linkage and analysis is now feasible in many families.

publication date

  • April 2, 1992

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 1542340

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 905

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 326

number

  • 14