Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology


Year
: 2001  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 499--502

Fragile X syndrome a case report of a family.


C Chatterjee, D Guha, S Das, S K Singh, U Dasgupta, S Saha, D Bannerjee 
 Department of Pathology, IPGME&R, Neurology B.I.N., & Molecular Biology Rajabazar Science College

Correspondence Address:
C Chatterjee
Department of Pathology, IPGME&R, Neurology B.I.N., & Molecular Biology Rajabazar Science College

Fragile X syndrome is the most common of the inherited disorders causing mental retardation. This disorder results from an abnormal expansion in (CGG)n in repeat found in the coding sequence of the FMRI gene, located at Xq 27.3. Previously it was detected by Karyotyping. With the advent of Molecular Biology PCR, has become the best method in the diagnosis of this disorder. This is a case report of a family with this disorder detected by PCR.


How to cite this article:
Chatterjee C, Guha D, Das S, Singh S, Dasgupta U, Saha S, Bannerjee D. Fragile X syndrome a case report of a family. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2001;44:499-502


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Chatterjee C, Guha D, Das S, Singh S, Dasgupta U, Saha S, Bannerjee D. Fragile X syndrome a case report of a family. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2001 [cited 2021 Apr 15 ];44:499-502
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