Turner syndrome: the case of the missing sex chromosome

Andrew R. Zinn, David C. Page, Elizabeth M C Fisher

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Turner syndrome is the phenotype associated with the absence of a second sex chromosome in humans. Recent observations support the hypothesis that the phenotype results from haploid dosage of genes that are common to the X and Y chromosomes and that escape X inactivation. A goal of current studies is the identification of these 'Turner' genes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)90-93
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Genetics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1993

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  • Genetics

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