CAG trinucleotide repeat

Peter Rice rice at embl-heidelberg.de
Fri Dec 24 16:58:53 EST 1993


In article <16CAF396E.YMMCS023 at TWNMOE10.Edu.TW>, YMMCS023 at TWNMOE10.Edu.TW
writes:
> I guess there is a chance inheritable psychiatric diseases are caused by trinuc
> leotide repeat expansion. Will I be right?

If Huntingdon's Chorea or Fragile X Syndrome count as psychiatric disorders,
then you are right already.

(Or perhaps it takes a dinucleotide repeat to make someone truly GAGA :-)

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