16p11.2 deletion syndrome

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16p11.2 deletion syndrome

16p11.2 deletion syndrome is a condition caused by a missing piece (deletion) on a specific region of chromosome 16 designated as p11.2. People with 16p11.2 deletion syndrome usually have developmental delay and intellectual disability. Most also have at least some features of autism spectrum disorders. Some affected people have minor physical abnormalities; however, signs and symptoms vary. Some affected people appear to have no physical, intellectual, or behavioral abnormalities. Most cases of 16p11.2 deletion syndrome are not inherited, although affected people can pass the condition on to their children.
 

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Unique - Understanding Chromosome Disorders

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Unique - Understanding Chromosome Disorders

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The terms "16p11.2 deletion syndrome" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

An unusual clinical severity of 16p11.2 deletion syndrome caused by unmasked recessive mutation of CLN3.
 

Author(s): Céline Pebrel-Richard, Anne Debost-Legrand, Eléonore Eymard-Pierre, Victoria Greze, Stéphan Kemeny, Mathilde Gay-Bellile, Laetitia Gouas, Andreï Tchirkov, Philippe Vago, Carole Goumy, Christine Francannet

Journal: Eur. J. Hum. Genet.. 2014 Mar;22(3):369-73.

 

With the introduction of array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) techniques in the diagnostic setting of patients with developmental delay and congenital malformations, many new microdeletion syndromes have been recognized. One of these recently recognized microdeletion syndromes ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2014

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A 600 kb deletion syndrome at 16p11.2 leads to energy imbalance and neuropsychiatric disorders.
 

Author(s): Flore Zufferey, Elliott H Sherr, Noam D Beckmann, Ellen Hanson, Anne M Maillard, Loyse Hippolyte, Aurélien Macé, Carina Ferrari, Zoltán Kutalik, Joris Andrieux, Elizabeth Aylward, Mandy Barker, Raphael Bernier, Sonia Bouquillon, Philippe Conus, Bruno Delobel, W Andrew Faucett, Robin P Goin-Kochel, Ellen Grant, Louise Harewood, Jill V Hunter, Sébastien Lebon, David H Ledbetter, Christa Lese Martin, Katrin Männik, Danielle Martinet, Pratik Mukherjee, Melissa B Ramocki, Sarah J Spence, Kyle J Steinman, Jennifer Tjernagel, John E Spiro, Alexandre Reymond, Jacques S Beckmann, Wendy K Chung, Sébastien Jacquemont, ,

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 2012 Oct;49(10):660-8.

 

The recurrent ~600 kb 16p11.2 BP4-BP5 deletion is among the most frequent known genetic aetiologies of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related neurodevelopmental disorders.

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2012

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Autism multiplex family with 16p11.2p12.2 microduplication syndrome in monozygotic twins and distal 16p11.2 deletion in their brother.
 

Author(s): Anne-Claude Tabet, Marion Pilorge, Richard Delorme, Frédérique Amsellem, Jean-Marc Pinard, Marion Leboyer, Alain Verloes, Brigitte Benzacken, Catalina Betancur

Journal: Eur. J. Hum. Genet.. 2012 May;20(5):540-6.

 

The pericentromeric region of chromosome 16p is rich in segmental duplications that predispose to rearrangements through non-allelic homologous recombination. Several recurrent copy number variations have been described recently in chromosome 16p. 16p11.2 rearrangements (29.5-30.1 ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2012

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