Deletions in OTC

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Mol Genet Metab. 2009 Mar;96(3):97-105. Epub 2009 Jan 12.
High-frequency detection of deletions and variable rearrangements at the ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) locus by oligonucleotide array CGH.

Shchelochkov OA, Li FY, Geraghty MT, Gallagher RC, Van Hove JL, Lichter-Konecki U, Fernhoff PM, Copeland S, Reimschisel T, Cederbaum S, Lee B, Chinault AC, Wong  LJ.

This article highlights the importance of investigating for possible deletions when mutations are not found for genetic disorders.

Good reading,

Philippe Campeau

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