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Is skewed X inactivation responsible for symptoms in female carriers for adrenoleucodystrophy?
  1. E Watkiss,
  2. T Webb,
  3. S Bundey
  1. Sub-Department of Clinical Genetics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Maternity Hospital, Edgbaston, UK.


    A study of X inactivation in 12 female carriers for adrenoleucodystrophy showed no evidence that skewed patterns are related to clinical manifestation. Other possible mechanisms to explain manifestation in females are considered.

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