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Identical to the maternal c dpattern in Fig. 13). Only by doing the family study can it be determined that this pattern in the a c brother is due to the combination of a P450c21 gene conversion on a and a deletion of the P450c21A and C4B genes on c. GENE DEFECTS DETECTABLE BY SOUTHERN BLOTTING No Detectable Abnormalities of the Functional P450c21 B Genes About 70-750/0 of chromosomes bearing CAH alleles have grossly intact P450c21B genes, and hence apparently carry point mutations (Table I). 4 kb- cd ae ad bd ..
14. Family studies are obligatory in studying the genetics of CAH. Southern blots of Taq I-digested DNA were probed as in Figs. 12 and 13. 2-kb band (three copies). The mother's c chromosome carries a normal P450c21B gene, so that the mother is phenotypically normal; however, this chromosome bears deletions of the P450c21A pseudogene and the C4B gene. The mother's d chromosome is structurally intact, but bears a point mutation (microconversion) rendering the P450c21B gene nonfunctional. 5-kb P450c21B gene bands (two copies each).
Advances in Human Genetics by Yves Morel, Walter L. Miller (auth.), Harry Harris, Kurt Hirschhorn (eds.)