TITLE

A polymorphic CA repeat sequence at the human calcitonin locus

AUTHOR(S)
Tsukamoto, Kazuhiro; Emi, M.
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Journal of Human Genetics;1998, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p146
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract A polymorphic dinucleotide (CA) repeat sequence was isolated from a genomic clone containing the human calcitonin gene at 11p15.2-p15.1. This polymorphism will be a useful marker in the genetic study of disorders affecting calcium metabolism including hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, and osteoporosis.
ACCESSION #
4688387

 

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