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Hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia syndrome
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This paper presents a biographical sketch of Dr. H. R. Clouston, whose eponym is attached to a type of hidrotic ectodermal dystrophy, and a brief account of the mapping of the gene and its identification as the connexin gene, GJB6.
The HED (hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia) or Clouston syndrome gene (named ED2) has been mapped to the pericentromeric region of chromosome 13 (13q11) to a 2.4-cM interval flanked by markers D13S1828 and D13S1830. We have developed a BAC/PAC-based contig map of this region. This contig, ...