Confirmation of linkage of supravalvular aortic stenosis to the elastin gene on chromosome 7q

Anil Kumar, Timothy Mark Olson, Stephen N Thibodeau, Virginia V. Michels, Daniel J Schaid, Margaret R. Wallace

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In summary, we demonstrate linkage of SVAS in this family to the elastin gene. This supports the hypothesis that a defect in the elastin gene accounts for SVAS and lends no evidence for genetic heterogeneity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1281-1283
Number of pages3
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 15 1994


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