pseudoautosomal

pseudoautosomal

[¦süd·ō‚ȯd·ō′sō·məl]
(genetics)
Pertaining to segments of the X and Y chromosomes that undergo obligatory crossing-over so that they show on autosomal pattern of inheritance instead of the typical x- or y-linked pattern.
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Sex-linked AFLP markers indicate a pseudoautosomal region in hemp (Cannabis saliva L.
Variability at the telomeres of the human X/Y pseudoautosomal region.
Small pseudoautosomal regions exist at both ends of the X and Y chromosomes in humans and at one end in other mammals.
Advances in the field of genetics have estimated that about 2% of idiopathic short stature is related to haploinsufficiency of the short stature homeobox (SHOX) gene, which is found on the short arm of the X and Y chromosomes in the pseudoautosomal region.
Converging evidence for a pseudoautosomal cytokine receptor gene locus in schizophrenia.
This product is a 32-kd transmembrane protein whose function is not well established; it is encoded by the MIC2 gene located in the pseudoautosomal region of X and Y chromosomes.
In 1998, Belin et al (1) discovered that Leri-Weill dyschondrosteosis was due to a haploinsufficiency of the short-stature homeobox-containing (SHOX) gene, which is located on the pseudoautosomal region of the short arm of both sex chromosomes.
The new catalog arrays are the most comprehensive whole-genome arrays available that provide high density coverage of coding and non-coding regions, emphasizing known genes, promoters, miRNAs, CNVs, disease regions, pseudoautosomal and telomeric regions.
Loss of chromosomes 1 and X in a renal oncocytoma: implications for a possible pseudoautosomal suppressor locus.
Loss of heterozygosity at pseudoautosomal regions in human breast cancer and association with negative hormonal phenotype.
Statistical analysis provided evidence for linkage of a genetic marker (DXYS154), located on the long arm of the XY pseudoautosomal region, and BHR (p=0.
The paper, entitled "Converging Evidence for a Pseudoautosomal Cytokine Receptor Gene Locus in Schizophrenia," appears in the March 20 issue of Molecular Psychiatry.