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Due to the result that 3p LOH was a common event in ccRCC, regardless of the presence of PIS symptoms, including elevated pretreatment CRP, we analyzed chromosomal locus other than 3p to determine whether additional chromosomal deletions were associated with PIS in ccRCC.
tuberculosis chromosome, might be explained by a chromosomal deletion in the strain responsible for this possible outbreak.
Genetic (FISH) analysis on both patients showed the 7q11.23 chromosomal deletion, confirming the diagnosis of Williams-Beuren syndrome.
Furthermore, fusion alone cannot explain chromosomal arm losses in scallops with the haploid number of 19, but chromosomal deletion can (Table 3).
"As in Prader-Willi, there are some syndromes where there usually is tiny chromosomal deletion, and some of the cases don't show such a deletion.
Knoll and Marc Lalande of the Children's Hospital in Boston and their co-workers performed genetic analyses on six families with Prader-Willi children who lack the characteristic chromosomal deletion. In all cases they found the patients had two maternal chromosome 15 segments and no paternal copy -- the result of a rare genetic error during early development.
The second test requires that a loss of expression -- an inactivitation of the gene through either a chromosomal deletion or DNA mutation -- lead to a cancerous cell.